Donald Trump and Company are all in on Georgia election fraud claims – Former President Donald Trump is going all in on claims that the 2020 presidential election in the state of Georgia was filled with fraud and irregularities – seemingly unfazed by a recent indictment that accuses him and several others of working to tamper with the 2020 election results in the state.
Posting on his self-owned Twitter-like platform, Truth Social, Trump said:
“I easily won the Great State of Georgia in 2016, did a fantastic job, as President, for Georgia and the entire USA, received 10 Million more votes than I got, nationwide, in 2016, got by far the most votes in history for a sitting President, but shockingly, “LOST” Georgia. All this despite winning nearby Alabama and South Carolina in Record Setting Landslides. Why did Georgia officials agree to, and sign, the one sided Consent Decree? Does anybody really believe I lost Georgia? I DON’T!”
It’s a strange and, some would say disturbing tack that’s been willingly taken by several of the former president’s staunchest supporters.
The infamous CEO of MyPillow, Mike Lindell, recently gave a presentation to Trump supporters in Missouri, opening with a documentary-style video showing 2020 footage of an election worker for Fulton County, Georgia, taking a briefcase of ballots from under a desk and adding the contents to the election tally.
Never mind that the election worker, Ruby Freeman, was just doing her job.
In fact, her actions were part of three separate counts of the votes in Georgia, all pointing to a Trump loss in the state.
Freeman has also sued several Trump supporters for libel because of videos like Lindell’s, and even testified before the a House committee.
Lindell had a disclaimer about the video: “It isn’t about evidence.”
Ceaseless attacks on opponents
Aside from repeatedly slamming the indictments against him and insisting that he was cheated in 2020, Trump also attacked the district attorney leading the Georgia indictment against him – Fani Willis, who slowly built up the foundations she felt her case needed well before Special Counsel Jack Smith and his team did their own investigation on the third indictment against the former president.
“Governor Kemp of Georgia is fighting hard against the Impeachment of the crooked, incompetent, & highly partisan D.A. of Fulton County, Fani Willis, who has allowed Murder and other Violent Crime to MASSIVELY ESCALATE. Crime in Atlanta is WORST IN NATION. She should be impeached for many reasons, not just the Witch Hunt (I did nothing wrong!). Willis should focus on out of control Murder, not “I will get TRUMP” over a Perfect Phone Call. Georgia does not deserve this GIANT MURDER WAVE!”, Trump posted on Truth Social recently.
Naturally, the former commander-in-chief has also taken issue with Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, who, despite being a fellow Republican, has repeatedly belied claims that any fraud occurred during the 2020 presidential elections in the state.
“The 2020 election in Georgia was not stolen,” the governor tweeted in response to renewed allegations of irregularities from Trump and his cohorts.
In an interview with a local news outlet, Georgia Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene had an icy response to Kemp’s statement, “His message should have been against this, not arguing with President Trump about the election and making it about his own ego and pride over Georgia’s election.”
Greene has also repeatedly tweeted an incident of purported fraud experienced by her ex-husband during the 2020 elections.
Tim Ramos has written for various publications, corporations, and organizations – covering everything from finance, politics, travel, entertainment, and sports – in Asia and the U.S. for more than 10 years.
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