Arizona Secretary of State Faces Death Threats as Trump Promotes Election Conspiracy Theories

HeadlineNov 19, 2020

President Trump continues to refuse to concede to Joe Biden and has retreated from public view, with no public events on his calendar today for the 12th day since the election. On Twitter, Trump continues to promote baseless conspiracy theories about flipped votes and a stolen election.

In Arizona, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said her family has been subjected to “ongoing and escalating threats of violence” since Biden’s victory. She said in a statement, “There are those, including the president, members of Congress and other elected officials, who are perpetuating misinformation and are encouraging others to distrust the election results in a manner that violates the oath of office they took. It is well past time that they stop. Their words and actions have consequences.”

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