Trump endorses the GA Overseas Secretary’s main challenger who refused to carry elections for him
Former President Donald Trump approved this Representative Jody Hice (R-Ga.) This Morning; Hice runs against Georgian Foreign Secretary Brad Raffensperger, who refused to change the 2020 election results in his state in favor of Trump.
“Jody was a steadfast fighter for conservative values in Georgia and a firm ally of the America First agenda,” Trump said in a statement. “Unlike the current Georgian Foreign Minister, Jody is leading the way with integrity.”
Hice, meanwhile, has continued to support unsubstantiated claims that the election was fraudulent.
“Free and fair elections are the foundation of our country. So I’m excited to announce my campaign for the Georgia Secretary of State. Together we can renew integrity and secure our elections, ”said Hice.
Trump is currently under investigation over a phone call with Raffensperger.
While his Call With Raffensperger, Trump ignored any argument that contradicted his insistence on winning an election that had already been decided in favor of Joe Biden.
“The people of Georgia are angry, the people of the country are angry,” said Trump. “And there is nothing wrong with saying that you recalculated.”
“Well, Mr. President, the challenge you have is that the data you have is wrong.” Raffensperger told him.
Trump later said, “So look. I just wanna do that. I just want to find 11,780 votes, one more than us. Because we won the state. “
One leaked earlier this month An audio recording of a December 23 appeal revealed that Trump had urged Georgia’s senior election investigator to find the “right answer” as he continued to promote conspiracies over the use of postal ballot papers in the state.
Alan is a New York-based writer, editor, and news junkie.