Trump's request that Georgia Republicans find nearly 12,000 votes to reverse the election for him is electoral fraud.
According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Trump said:
“Fellas, I need 11,000 votes. Give me a break. We already have that in the spade, "said Trump and suggested further legal action. “Or we can go on. But that is not fair to the voters of Georgia. "
At one point in the conversation the President said, "I only want to find 11,780 votes" – one more than the gap between him and Biden, who became the first Democrat since 1992 to turn the state around.
Laurence Tribe noted that Trump was caught fraudulent on tape:
"Finding" 11,780 votes is a barely disguised euphemism for revising ballot papers. This is voting fraud – it used to be done by filling the ballot box. Trump doesn't seem to care how it's done: he just tells Raffensperger to do it – or else. OH MY GOD. https://t.co/ON7PTh6gB5
– Laurence Tribe (@tribelaw) January 3, 2021
Trump was involved in election fraud. After the judicial system does not overturn the election for him, Trump tries to use illegal methods to reverse the results of a free and fair election. Trump commits a crime on the phone call believed to have been released by Republicans in Georgia.
Donald Trump has not given up staying in power and he will continue to try to lie, cheat, or break the law until Joe Biden takes office on January 20 at noon.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor's degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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