Tag Archives: Georgia

Trump May Face Criminal Investigation In Georgia

The New York Times reports: Prosecutors in Georgia appear increasingly likely to open a criminal investigation of President Trump over his attempts to overturn the results of the state’s 2020 election, an inquiry into offenses that would be beyond his federal pardon power. The new Fulton County district attorney, Fani Willis, is already weighing whether to proceed, and among the …

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Georgia Man Arrested In Capitol Riots Commits Suicide

The New York Post reports: The Georgia man who was found dead after being charged in connection with the US Capitol riot shot himself in the chest, reports said Tuesday. The Fulton County Medical Examiner ruled that Christopher Stanton Georgia, 53, died by suicide, according to local outlet 11Alive News. The 53-year-old — who had been charged with unlawful entry …

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WH Forced Out Federal Prosecutor Over GA Election

The Wall Street Journal reports: White House officials pushed Atlanta’s top federal prosecutor to resign before Georgia’s U.S. Senate runoffs because President Trump was upset he wasn’t doing enough to investigate the president’s allegations of election fraud, people familiar with the matter said. A senior Justice Department official, at the behest of the White House, called Trump-appointed U.S. Attorney Byung …

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Ossoff Defeats Perdue In Georgia Senate Runoff

USA Today reports: Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock both won Senate runoffs in Georgia, giving Democrats control of the Senate. Ossoff is projected to defeat incumbent Republican David Perdue in Georgia’s runoff elections, according to NBC News and CBS, giving Democrats a majority in the Senate. Ossoff’s victory came hours after Democrat Raphael Warnock prevailed over incumbent Republican Sen. …

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Warnock Defeats Loeffler In Georgia Senate Runoff

The Associated Press reports: Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party’s reach.  A pastor who spent the past 15 years leading the Atlanta church where Martin Luther King Jr. preached, Warnock defeated Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler. It was a …

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Trump Loses Suit To Decertify Georgia Election Result

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump failed again to invalidate his election loss in Georgia and allow the state’s Republican-led legislature to declare him the winner — his latest courtroom defeat in a quixotic effort to remain in office despite losing the Nov. 3 vote. U.S. District Judge Mark H. Cohen in Atlanta on Tuesday ruled that Georgia’s certification of …

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Feds Probe Threats Against Georgia Polling Stations

Atlanta’s ABC News affiliate reports: The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office said that it learned of a threatening email that was sent to several county employees regarding polling locations ahead of Georgia’s second election day. Since the series of email threats were uncovered, Cherokee County officials said they had learned of several other counties that had received the same emails. The …

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Trump Tried Calling Georgia Sec Of State 18 Times

The Daily Beast reports: President Donald Trump’s now-notorious call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger was the 19th time the White House had tried to reach the state official since the election, NBC News reports. According to reporters Julia Jester and Geoff Bennett, Trump finally made contact on Saturday after 18 unsuccessful attempts—and then went on to urge Raffensperger …

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Perdue Attacks “Disgusting” GA Sec Of State [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Sen. David Perdue tore into Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Monday for recording a phone call with President Donald Trump over the weekend, calling it “disgusting” to do so. “I guess I was raised differently,” Perdue, a Republican, said on Fox News. “To have a statewide elected official, regardless of party, tape without disclosing a conversation …

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GA Lt Gov Condemns Trump’s “Inappropriate” Call

CNN reports: Georgia’s Republican lieutenant governor on Monday condemned President Donald Trump’s phone call with Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, saying the President’s effort to pressure the state’s top election official to falsify election results was “inappropriate.” “I am 100% certified to tell you that it was inappropriate. And it certainly did not help the situation,” Geoff Duncan told CNN’s …

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Fox Cuts Video Feed After Cultist’s Hand Sign [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Fox News on Monday cut the video feed of an interview after a Trump supporter repeatedly flashed what appeared to be a white supremacist hand signal. As correspondent Griff Jenkins was speaking to a man about the rally, a man positioned directly in front of the camera, who was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat, began …

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GA Official Calls For Criminal Probe Into Trump’s Call

The Washington Post reports: The only Democrat on Georgia’s state election board on Sunday called on Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) to investigate possible civil and criminal violations committed by President Trump during a phone call over the weekend in which the president pressured Raffensperger to “find” enough votes to overturn his defeat. David J. Worley, an Atlanta …

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Georgia GOP Rages Over “Secretly Recorded” Call

CNN reports: The audio recording was reported by the Post several hours after Trump said on Twitter that he had spoken to Raffensperger on the phone in an attempt to convince him to look into unfounded conspiracy theories about the vote in November. According to Trump, Raffensperger refused to do so. In response, Raffensperger cryptically delivered a strong message to …

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TODAY: Christianists To March Around Georgia Capitol Seven Times So Jesus Will Stop Dems From Winning

The Christian Post reports: With the high-stakes Georgia Senate runoff elections just days away, a prayer march is set to take place in the state’s capital and largest city of Atlanta on Saturday. Chaired by Bishop Wellington Boone of Atlanta and Jim Garlow [photo] of San Diego, California, the Georgia Prayer March will take place at the Georgia Statehouse on …

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Record 3 Million Voted Early In GA Senate Runoffs

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: A record 3 million Georgia voters cast their ballots before early voting ended for the U.S. Senate runoffs, setting up a showdown that will be decided on election day Tuesday. The high turnout so far reflects the national importance of the dual runoffs, which will determine control of the Senate. Republican U.S. Sens. Kelly Loeffler and …

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Abrams Group Fears Cultist Violence In Georgia

ABC News reports: A spike in disinformation about the election process in Georgia has prompted online threats against officials, poll workers and campaign staff that activists fear could lead to real-world violence. Researchers from Fair Fight Action, an activist group that promotes voter participation in Georgia and is chaired by Stacey Abrams, have tracked a large increase in disinformation related …

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Georgia Republicans Recruit Over 8000 Poll Watchers

Fox News reports: Republicans in Georgia say they’ve recruited more than 8,000 volunteers in the state to serve as poll watchers for next week’s twin Senate runoff elections, where the GOP majority in the Senate is at stake. The combined effort by the National Republican Senatorial Committee, which is the re-election arm of the Senate GOP; the Republican National Committee; …

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Perdue In Quarantine Days Ahead Of Senate Runoff

CNBC reports: Sen. David Perdue of Georgia is quarantining after contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19, his campaign said Thursday, less than a week before the Republican’s runoff election against Jon Ossoff. His runoff against Ossoff is one of two runoffs in Georgia that will determine whether Republicans or Democrats have majority control over the U.S. Senate in …

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Georgia Gov Roasts Giuliani For Latest Attack [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: This week Cobb County completed a signature audit that found only two mismatches out of thousands, and concluded there were no fraudulent absentee ballots. Rudy Giuliani, who has thrown out conspiracy after conspiracy in the ongoing election fight, called the audit a “joke.” Kemp fired back: “That’s a joke. He doesn’t know the Georgia Bureau of Investigation very …

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GA Re-Check Confirms Authenticity Of Absentee Ballots

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Law enforcement and election investigators didn’t find a single fraudulent absentee ballot during an audit of over 15,000 voter signatures, according to a report by the Georgia secretary of state’s office released Tuesday. The audit contradicted allegations that absentee ballots were rife with fraud after President Donald Trump said the election had been stolen, said Secretary …

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