Former President Donald Trump is expected to endorse Rep. Jody Hice in a campaign to unseat Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in next year’s Republican primary, according to three people familiar with Trump’s decision.
Trump publicly seethed about Raffensperger after the November election, when the secretary of state refused to support Trump’s false claims that Georgia’s 16 electoral votes were stolen from him.
Top Raffensperger aides had publicly rebuked the president’s conspiracy theories, warning in early December that it would lead to potential violence.
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Trump is expected to endorse Rep. Jody Hice’s forthcoming primary bid to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, @politicoalex and I report. Hice is one of the chief spreaders of Trump’s election fraud lies in Congress https://t.co/uSBzfF3m6l
— Zach Montellaro (@ZachMontellaro) March 22, 2021