This years presidential election featured a daunting map for Donald Trump. In 2016, he won traditionally Democratic states like Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin by the slimmest of margins. He also had so contend with the leftward lean of Republican strongholds like Georgia and Arizona.
Watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) has filed a criminal complaint against President Donald Trump for his call pressuring Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to overturn the results of the election in the state, which President-elect Joe Biden won decisively.
The Georgia Senate runoffs, which will determine which party will have control over Congress‘s upper chamber, are today. For weeks, President Donald Trump has been criticized for apparently undermining the Republican Party’s chances of winning by attacking Republicans who have not backed his call for overturning the results of an election that President-elect Joe Biden won decisively.
People in the cable news media are expected to spin stories. Regardless of what side of the aisle they’re on, commentators often want to make the news look more favorable to them.
But the idea of spin has become very difficult in the age of Trump. So the media figures of Fox News, OAN and Newsmax have decided that it’s just easier to gaslight their viewers. It is easier to pretend something never happened rather than defending the indefensible.
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger appeared on “Good Morning America” to discuss a phone call he had with President Donald Trump during which the president encouraged Raffensperger to help him swing the election in his favor.
President Donald Trump falsely asserted that the results of the 2020 election are fraudulent after a recording of a call he had in which he urged Georgia’s Secretary of State to help swing the election in his favor.
During an appearance on CNBC, Axios co-founder Mike Allen said that some Republicans believe President Donald Trump’s erratic behavior in recent weeks is designed to “sabotage” the GOP’s chances of winning the Georgia runoff elections, which will determine which of the two major political parties will have control of the Senate.
Lately, Donald Trump has been tweeting out support of Conservative channels OAN and Newsmax. Still, at any given moment, it’s likely that Trump is watching Fox News.
The Fox News anchors know about their special access to the president. At many times, it seems like the Fox personalities are speaking directly to Trump. And sometimes, it’s clear that the president is watching and reacting to what he sees on TV.
President Donald Trump called for Brian Kemp, the Republican governor of Georgia, to resign from office while continuing to assert that he won the swing state even though it has long certified its results for President-elect Joe Biden.
Control of the United States senate will come down to a Georgia special election in early January. Republicans have traditionally fair well in Georgia’s special elections and David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler are incumbents.
Donald Trump will no longer be the President of the United States come mid-January. His presence, though, will hang over the party long before he’s gone, undermining almost any candidate who wants to run as a Republican.
The Republican Party’s attempt to have courts reject absentee ballots in the state of Georgia failed after the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied a lawsuit to change “how election officials check absentee ballot signatures,” according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
President Donald Trump called out Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R), wondering aloud why Kemp has not called a special session to address his false claims about election fraud in the state.
A special session would be “So easy to do, why is he not doing it?” Trump wrote on Twitter. “It will give us the State. MUST ACT NOW!”
The Republicans have been walking quite a tightrope since the 2020 election. Donald Trump’s loss, of course, was due to cheating. There was no irregularity, though, in places where Republicans won their races.
Joe Biden received 306 Electoral College votes on Monday. On Tuesday, he headed down to Georgia to campaign for Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff who are competing in a hugely important senate runoff.
During the 2020 campaign season, Biden showed that he could be a powerful fundraiser. In the last few months up to the November election, the former Vice President routinely out-raised Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump lashed out Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R) for informing lawmakers that he will not call a special session to overturn election results despite Trump’s insistence that he appoint Republican electors who would support him despite having lost the state.
Both President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are set to campaign for the Georgia Senate runoffs, which will determine which political party will control the chamber.
President Trump will travel to Georgia tomorrow. He is set to deliver a speech in Valdosta, accompanied by Republican incumbents David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. Republicans in the state have expressed concern that the president’s presence will undermine their chances of emerging victorious come the runoffs, which are scheduled for January. The president has repeatedly attacked Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R) and state officials since losing the state to President-elect Joe Biden in this year’s presidential election.
Barack Obama will campaign in Georgia to support Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, who will compete against incumbent Republicans David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in highly-anticipated races that will determine which party gets control of the chamber.
Speaking to reporters earlier this morning, Georgia Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan (R) said Georgia Republicans were “certainly not” making “deals” that have allowed voter fraud to take place, as President Donald Trump has claimed.
At one time, Lindsey Graham and Joe Biden were very good friends. They worked together in the senate for decades and forged a strong bond despite their political differences. There was even a viral video where Graham glowingly talked about the friendship calling Biden one of the best friends he ever had.