Former President Donald Trump endorsed Consultant Jody Hice (R-Ga.) earlier this morning; Hice is working towards Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, who refused to swing the 2020 election leads to his state in Trump’s favor.
“Jody has been a steadfast fighter for conservative Georgia values and is a staunch ally of the America First agenda,” Trump stated in a press release. “In contrast to the present Georgia Secretary of State, Jody leads out entrance with integrity.”
Hice, in the meantime, has continued to assist the baseless declare that the election was fraudulent.
“Free and truthful elections are the inspiration of our nation, which is why I’m excited to announce my marketing campaign for Georgia Secretary of State. Collectively, we are able to renew integrity and safe our elections,” stated Hice.
Trump is at the moment beneath investigation in regard to a cellphone name he had with Raffensperger,
Throughout his phone call with Raffensperger, Trump ignored any argument that went towards his insistence that he gained an election that had already been determined for Joe Biden.
“The folks of Georgia are indignant, the folks of the nation are indignant,” Trump stated. “And there’s nothing unsuitable with saying, you understand, that you just’ve recalculated.”
“Effectively, Mr. President, the problem that you’ve is, the info you’ve got is unsuitable.” Raffensperger informed him.
Later, Trump stated, “So look. All I need to do is that this. I simply need to discover 11,780 votes, which is another than we have now. As a result of we gained the state.”
Earlier this month, a leaked audio recording of a December 23 name revealed that Trump pushed Georgia‘s lead elections investigator to seek out the “proper reply” as he continued to advertise conspiracies about using absentee ballots within the state.