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Georgia Secretary of State Blames Trump’s Conspiracy Theories for Violent Threats

HeadlineDec 03, 2020

In Georgia, Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger repeated his demand Wednesday that President Trump stop promoting conspiracy theories about a stolen election, saying Trump’s rhetoric is fueling violent threats against election officials.

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger: “This is exactly the kind of language that is at the base of a growing threat environment for election workers who are simply doing their jobs.”

Raffensperger’s comments came a day after another top Georgia election official, Republican Gabriel Sterling, blasted Georgia’s two Republican senators, David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, for not condemning violent threats from Trump supporters, saying, “Someone’s going to get killed.”

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