Nearly a year after the 2020 presidential race, Donald Trump is once again asking Georgia’s top election official to decertify President Joe Biden’s win.
In a letter sent Friday, Trump accused Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and Governor Brian Kemp of fighting “so hard that the election truth not be told.” The former president sent the two Republican officials a report of what he claimed were 43,000 absentee ballots that violated chain of custody rules.
“I would respectfully request that your department check this and, if true, along with many other claims of voter fraud and voter irregularities, start the process of decertifying the 2020 Election, or whatever the correct legal remedy is, and announce the true winner,” the letter read.
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Donald Trump was defeated by Joe Biden by 11,779 votes in Georgia, and officials have found no evidence of widespread voter fraud. https://t.co/IHTnTodBX2
— Newsweek (@Newsweek) September 17, 2021
President Donald J. Trump’s letter to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger pic.twitter.com/RrFWVWsLT0
— Liz Harrington (@realLizUSA) September 17, 2021
He belongs in prison for plotting a coup against the Unites States. Until that happens, he will continue to threaten our safety and democracy.https://t.co/Io6IMwvZ0f
— Peter Vroom 📫🌊 (@PeterVroom1) September 17, 2021
Georgia. Michigan. Now Arizona. Swing state by swing state, Trump is trying to get people who tried to get the 2020 election overturned elected to be in charge of running the 2024 election: https://t.co/MtIz1ZlJk8
— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) September 16, 2021