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Senator Hints At First Charges Against Trump: Georgia Is A ‘Ripe Area’

Thanks to an interim report from the Senate Judiciary Committee that was released this week, we now have a better idea exactly how former President Donald Trump and other members of his administration attempted to overturn the results of the 2020 election and keep Trump in office against the will of the American voters.

Specifically, the Washington Post notes, Trump did everything he could to remain in office:

The interim report by the Senate Judiciary Committee was issued Thursday. While Republicans on the panel offered their counter-findings, arguing that Trump did not subvert the justice system to remain in power, the majority report by the Democrats offers the most detailed account to date of the struggle inside the administration’s final, desperate days.

The report underscores the gaping political divide that has emerged in this country over one of the most basic functions of government — conducting free and fair elections. Democrats charge Trump nearly provoked a constitutional crisis, but for the steady hands of senior Justice Department officials; Republicans say Trump was “faithful” to his sworn duty as president in seeking assurances about voter integrity.

But according to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), a member of the Judiciary Committee, the focus is now on Georgia, where Trump desperately tried to have state officials overturn the results and name him the victor.

Whitehouse was a guest on “Meet the Press,” and was asked by host Chuck Todd:

“At the end of the report, there is some talk about criminal referrals. What would be criminal in this case?”

Though he wouldn’t get into specifics, Sen. Whitehouse made it clear that the Justice Department will be particularly interested in Georgia:

“I don’t want to get into criminal referrals, we’re still in the interim level. But I would point to just the geographic fact that much of what took place at the Department of Justice being focused on Georgia. Being focused on sending letters to the Georgia legislature saying that they could open up in special session and redo the election with a separate slate, and the extent to which that interconnects with the DA’s investigation into Trump’s personal efforts to threaten officials in Georgia on the same question is, I think, a very ripe area for at least Georgia’s investigation and we’ll see what the Department of Justice wants to do with it.”

 

Of course, there’s no way of knowing if the DOJ will file criminal charges in the matter of Trump’s attempts to rig the election in his favor after the votes had been counted. But the interim report from the Judiciary Committee certainly suggests there’s plenty of evidence to support a full investigation and criminal charges if a case can be made.

While it’s long been assumed Trump is under the greatest legal jeopardy in New York, it could be Georgia that has the best proof of his most recent crimes and the danger they posed to our democratic process.

 

 

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Trump Tells Crowd At Georgia Rally That Obama Probably Stole The 2012 Election

At his latest post-presidency Nuremberg-style rally in Perry, Georgia, on Saturday evening, failed, one-term, twice-impeached former President Donald Trump continued to spread his “big lie” about the 2020 election being stolen from him, even though he has yet to provide a scintilla of evidence to prove his claims.

Trump began by asserting that he had won 75 million votes in 2020, though his final popular vote total of 74,223,369 is actually closer to 74 million than 75:

“But you know what that is? That’s 75 million people, but it’s really much more than that. Much, much more than that.”

The failed ex-president also told the crowd:

“And that’s the largest vote — by far — every gotten by a sitting president.

“And most presidents go down in the second term, even if they win, they go down.”

Problem is, that’s not even remotely true because the last two Republican presidents who were reelected saw their vote totals skyrocket by over 10 million ballots for their reelection effort.

But perhaps the lowest point of the speech was when Trump asserted that former President Barack Obama may have stolen the election in 2012:

“Obama went down, way down, but he won. Well, I don’t know, maybe he won, who the hell knows if he won? Nowadays, with these elections, who the hell knows if they won.”

Of course, Trump has always hated Obama. Why? Because Obama is black and Donald is a hardcore racist. He always has been. He and his father refused to rent to African-Americans and were sued by the federal government for discriminating against black tenants.

There was also the infamous attempt by Trump to suggest that Obama wasn’t an American citizen and had been born overseas, making him unable to serve as head of state. Obama, of course, was born in Hawaii, which just so happens to be a U.S. state.

Consider what the New York Times wrote in 2016 about Trump’s attempt to discredit Obama:

“He nurtured the conspiracy like a poisonous flower, watering and feeding it with an ardor that still baffles and embarrasses many around him. Much has been made of Mr. Trump’s casual elasticity with the truth; he has exhausted an army of fact-checkers with his mischaracterizations, exaggerations and fabrications. But this lie was different from the start, an insidious, calculated calumny that sought to undo the embrace of an African-American president by the 69 million voters who elected him in 2008.”

Donald Trump is a pathological liar, a racist, a misogynist, and the presumptive leader of a death cult. He has no place in American politics and deserves to be in prison for the rest of his life.

 

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Trump Sends Bizarre Letter To Georgia Insisting They Help With ‘Decertifying’ The 2020 Election

 

Even though the 2020 presidential election was a full 10 months ago, failed, one-term, twice-impeached former President Donald Trump is still firing off missives to state election officials demanding that they help him with “decertifying” the results.

In a rambling, fact-free letter he sent to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger which was posted on Twitter by spokesperson Liz Harrington, Trump insists that there was “voter fraud” in the Peach State and he all but begs Raffensperger to “start the process of decertifying the Election, or whatever the correct legal remedy is, and announce the true winner.”

The failed ex-president also writes:

“People do not understand why you and Governor Brian Kemp adamantly refuse to acknowledge the now proven facts.”

Of course, those of us who possess a brain are fully aware that there is absolutely no evidence of any voter fraud in the last election, which was declared by Trump’s own federal election oversight board to be the most secure in history:

“The November 3rd election was the most secure in American history. Right now, across the country, election officials are reviewing and double-checking the entire election process prior to finalizing the result,” the coordinating bodies on election infrastructure and security said in a joint statement issued by the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

And yet now we have this crap:

Here’s a personal plea to those jurisdictions that are currently investigating Donald Trump for criminal behavior: Can you please expedite the process and charge this delusional sack of monkey spunk as soon as humanly possible? If he’s under indictment and trying to stay out of prison, he’ll have less time to write moronic letters and spread lies about his massive loss last year.

And here’s a personal aside just for Donald Trump: You’re a loser, just like your father always told you. And nothing can ever change that.

 

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Georgia Billboard Equates Trump With Jesus Christ

Just outside the small Georgia town of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, a new billboard has been put up that compares failed, one-term, twice-impeached former President Donald Trump to the son of God, Jesus Christ.

Newsweek reports:

“The billboard features a picture of Trump looking stoically into the middle distance alongside what is purported to be a Bible quote from Romans 8:17, which reads: ‘Unto us a son is given and the government shall be upon his shoulders.'”

Ironically, the scripture referenced on the highway ad is a misquote. Romans 8:17 actually reads:

“Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.”

The verse cited is a paraphrase of Isaiah 9:6:

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”

Fort Oglethorpe is located in North Georgia, and the town is part of Georgia’s 14th congressional district, which is represented by none other than Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R), who is fond of misquoting the Bible and using religion as a cudgel against her opponents.

Comparing Trump to Jesus is not only sacrilegious, it’s also the ultimate in hypocrisy considering that the Donald is probably the most immoral man to ever hold the office of president. He has been accused of sexual harassment and/or sexual assault by dozens of women and even admitted that he was sexually attracted to his daughter, Ivanka, when she was only 13 years old.

Twitter users were eager to comment on the absurdity of the Georgia billboard:

Here’s a bit of scripture that seems more relevant than ever in light of this ridiculous billboard:

“Jesus wept.” (John 11:35)

 

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Trump Facing Criminal Indictment As Georgia Election Interference Case Heats Up

The investigation of the Trump Organization taking place in New York has garnered most of the headlines since failed, one-term former President Donald Trump left office after being beaten badly by President Joe Biden, but there’s another criminal investigation underway in Georgia that could also lead to the ex-president being indicted on criminal charges.

According to The Daily Beast, the Georgia election interference case is heating up once again in the Peach State:

“A local criminal investigation into then-President Donald Trump’s attempt to meddle with Georgia’s 2020 election recount is inching forward, as Fulton County investigators have interviewed elections officials and received documents from the agency, according to three people with direct knowledge of the probe.”

That was confirmed by Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger, who remarked:

“They’ve asked us for documents, they’ve talked to some of our folks, and we’ll cooperate fully.”

Since the Georgia investigation being conducted by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis began several months ago, her office has been quiet on the matter, but sources are now shedding new light on the probe:

“(Willis’) investigators have since interviewed at least four officials at the secretary of state’s office, asking questions that show a particular interest in Raffensperger’s separate phone conversations with Trump and U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, according to two of these sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

The allegations that led to the Georgia probe are that Trump directly communicated with Georgia officials in an effort to have legal ballots disqualified so he would be declared the winner in the state. Instead, he lost narrowly to Biden and the state’s two Senate seats were also won by Democrats in a special runoff.

The case against Trump’s former attorney, Rudy Giuliani, appears to be strong:

“As The Daily Beast has previously reported, prosecutors are eyeing “false statement” charges against Giuliani, who acted on Trump’s behalf when he spoke before Georgia’s state Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Dec. 3, 2020 and detailed his rigged election conspiracy. Giuliani lied that the state counted 96,600 ‘phantom votes,’ repeating the same bonkers claim that fueled Sidney Powell’s so-called ‘Kraken’ lawsuit—which was promptly tossed out by a federal judge.

“Giuliani also presented fake evidence of voting machine flaws and ‘mystery ballot boxes.’ And he repeated the claims a week later on Dec. 10 before the state’s House Governmental Affairs Committee.”

Giuliani and Trump are currently on the outs with each other, as the former president is refusing to pay legal fees to the former New York City mayor. So Rudy has every incentive to flip on Trump in order to save his own hide. If he does, that could prove to be very bad news for the Donald.