In a taped, hour-long phone call, President Trump asked Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to “find” enough votes to overturn the outcome of the presidential election in Georgia and suggested Raffensperger and his lawyer could be criminally liable if they didn’t. Trump’s scheme to pressure the secretary comes as dozen of Republicans are planning to vote to reject electoral votes from states that President-elect Joe Biden won. Is also comes as Georgians are again heading to the polls, this time to vote on two runoff races. The results will determine which party will control the U.S. Senate.
In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, Washington Correspondent for the Atlanta Journal Constitution Tia Mitchell joins to discuss why Republicans are attempting to overturn the election. They also check in on the state of the runoffs in Georgia the day before Election Day.
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