Trump presses Georgia governor to help subvert election

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President trump's first political rally since losing the election was meant to boost Republican incumbents campaigning into 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 call says trump ask governor Brian camp to call a 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 amplifying his own debunked theories of electoral fraud Ben Thomas Washington

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