Donald Trump, Georgia, Senate discussed on AP 24 Hour News
Know, we won judges just so you understand. In fact, President elect Biden won Georgia by more than 12,000 votes. Hours before the event, Trump called Georgia Governor Brian Camp, asking him to order a special session of the state legislature and subverting the results. Senior government official in Georgia with knowledge of the call says the governor refused to make sure your governor gets a lot tougher than he's been. He's Republicans had invited Trump to the rally in Valdosta and hopes he would boost the candidacies of senators David Perdue and Kelly Leffler, who are facing January, 5th run off elections that will determine control of the Senate. I'm Ben Thomas. President. Trump's first political rally since losing the election was meant to boost Republican incumbents campaigning in two Georgia run offs that will decide which party controls the Senate. But in the hours before the event, it became clear he still fixated on his own defeat in November. Trump spoke by phone with Georgia's governor to press his complaint that he lost Georgia unfairly. Despite findings there was no systemic fraud. A senior government official in Georgia with knowledge of the calls says. Trump asked Governor Brian Kemp to call on legislative session to subvert the results of the election. But the governor declined camp tweeted that Trump also asked him to order an audit of signatures on absentee ballot envelopes. The step camp has no power to take. In his own tweet. Trump vented his frustrations writing your people are refusing to do what you ask. What are they hiding in Cliff, eyeing his own debunked theories of electoral fraud? Ben Thomas Washington Never know.