Nearly a year after Americans voted in the 2020 presidential election, Donald Trump is still pressuring the state of Georgia to annul its election results, a move a commentator compared.A Setup for Madness Defense“In court.
On Friday, Mr Trump sent a vague letter to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger claiming that 43,000 absentee ballots should be thrown away “or whatever the correct legal remedy is” because of the time the ballots changed hands. From drop boxes to county officials because of alleged violations of vague rules in the U.S.
“I respectfully request that your department investigate this and, if true, initiate the process of annulment of the election, along with many other claims of voter and voter irregularities, or whatever is the correct legal remedy, and the true winner.” announce,” said Mr. Trump wrote. “People don’t understand why you and Governor Brian Kemp now refuse to accept proven facts, and fight so hard that the election truth isn’t told.”
There is no indication that any of these ballots were altered, and the allegation probably came from Georgia Star News, Who Washington Post “Described as being part of a bunch of sites set up to mimic local news coverage, but largely promote stories suited to the right.”
Mr. Trump is currently facing a criminal investigation in the state for his attempts to tamper with election results, and investigators are interviewing state officials, preserving documents, and potentially threatening Congress. communicating with as they present their evidence to a grand jury To decide on potential charges.
Political commentators were incredulous that Mr Trump was facing such potential legal action, months after the legal deadline to challenge the election results had passed, and with all of his and his supporters’ election lawsuits failing, the former The president will be openly trying to change the outcome.
“He is constantly asking to annul the election, trying to interfere in the election. Is this a setup to prevent insanity?” CNN political analyst Job Avalon said on Monday. “He’s no longer President of the United States, he’s not protected—not that he ever wondered if he’s making his lawyer’s case more difficult, but he’s making it doubly difficult.”
Avalon said, “I think it adds to why there is a need for legal accountability. It’s clear she doesn’t care. She doesn’t believe she’ll ever be held accountable and unless someone shows her wrong, she doesn’t care.” will continue.”
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Georgia’s election results were counted three times, apparently under the guidance of pro-Trump Republican officials, and no actual irregularities or fraud were found that might have compromised the number of votes.
The most obvious attempt to unduly influence the contest came from Trump, who was recorded on a call with Georgia Secretary of State, Raffensperger, who “discovered” the more than 11,000 votes he needed to defeat Joe Biden. was asking to do. The former president also called another election official and asked him to unearth the fraud, promising, “When the correct answer comes out, you will be praised.”
The ongoing challenges to Georgia’s results could be a way to ignite Donald Trump’s political base, new York Times Reporter and CNN analyst Maggie Haberman suggested on the panel with Avalon.
“I spoke to some of his people over the weekend and the feedback is that it’s really about expanding his base and he’s targeting [Georgia Secretary of State Brad] Raffensperger – he wants the election to be undone,” she said. Still shaking. There are people who believe it, their followers will not understand that they cannot believe it.”
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