Trump Pressures Georgia Secretary Of State To Recount Election: ‘I Just Want To Find 11,780 Votes’

Trump Pressures Georgia Secretary Of State To Recount Election: ‘I Just Want To Find 11,780 Votes’ 1

 

Trump pressured Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to recount votes in the 2020 election. During the hour-long phone call, Trump said, “I just want to find 11,780 votes.”» Subscribe to MSNBC:

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Trump Pressures Georgia Secretary Of State To Recount Election: ‘I Just Want To Find 11,780 Votes’

107 Comments on "Trump Pressures Georgia Secretary Of State To Recount Election: ‘I Just Want To Find 11,780 Votes’"

  1. In an alternate world, this would be called a shakedown.

    • Dirt Merchant | January 3, 2021 at 9:37 PM | Reply

      @Janice Hotchkiss But I always heard, “nothing shakin on shake down street”, and “that it used to be the heart of town”… But, that seems far to hip for Ole’ Donnie.

    • Monte Carlo7888 | January 3, 2021 at 9:55 PM | Reply

      Trump was warning Georgia SOS not threatening him and this is the proof.
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_NgLQxMV9c

    • He is all about shakedowns. With regard to sending PPE to NYC, Trump tried to get DeBlasio to support him in certain ways, and said if he wouldn’t, he wouldn’t send the PPE! The Ukraine situation — the same type of thing.

    • Janice Hotchkiss | January 3, 2021 at 10:14 PM | Reply

      @Dirt Merchant ok wrong song
      more appropriate ?
      “Driven that train high on cocaine”
      “The Devil went down to Georgia he was lookin’ for some votes to steal” “he was in a bind cause he was way behind & willin’ for a deal”

    • So! When are they going to arrest this man. Surely he is breaking the law by the words he has spoken! ……..YOU GOT THAT WRONG. THE FOUNDERS, creators of law and constitution never envisaged a man with no morals, integrity or honesty would come to power, so they never enforced any LAWS to combat his evil. America is one big JOKE!

  2. thegigisupsee | January 3, 2021 at 4:44 PM | Reply

    The late President Richard Nixon is resting easier today.

  3. He’s not a real president. Stop expecting him to act like one. He just “plays” one on Twitter and TV.

    • SCOTUS says BidenWon | January 3, 2021 at 10:03 PM | Reply

      Lol 😆 🤣 😂
      👏 👏 and 👏

    • @nancy hill Hes already been more of a President and hasn’t even been sworn in yet 😂😂😂

    • sione alailima | January 3, 2021 at 10:30 PM | Reply

      @joe guy What facts. When Trump kept spouting out allegations, the Sec of State kept refuting with facts. Trump responded the way my granddaughter does when she’s told something she doesn’t like. And for the record, while I do support some liberal viewpoints, I tend to be conservative on spending and big government and defense.

    • Vampire Slayer | January 3, 2021 at 10:33 PM | Reply

      @Coleen Goodell That is Narcissistic Personality Disordered Sociopathy! The bigger mystery is why people (now MAGA Cultists) become codependent enablers to such a man.

    • You haven’t a clue.

  4. James Persinger | January 3, 2021 at 4:48 PM | Reply

    He’s not trying to stay in office, he’s just trying to stay OUT of prison!

    • Exactly, you’re smart

    • Laura Moreno Atondo | January 3, 2021 at 10:49 PM | Reply

      BINGO!

    • Lucia Palomino | January 3, 2021 at 10:50 PM | Reply

      EXACTLY , THAT IS WHAT IT IS

    • Laura Moreno Atondo | January 3, 2021 at 10:50 PM | Reply

      BINGO!

    • @R Imes I suspect the audio was leaked by the lawyer of Georgia’s Secretary of State, not to outfox Trump, but simply to make clear to federal prosecutors and Georgia state prosecutors that neither Raffensperger nor his lawyer are part of any conspiracy to commit election fraud on behalf of Trump when the time comes for the prosecution of Trump for this crime.

      Trump threatened Georgia Secretary of State, Republican Raffensperger, with the possibility of criminal charges unless Raffensperger comes up with the votes to overturn the election result in Trump’s favor.

      “You know, that’s a criminal — that’s a criminal offense. And you know, you can’t let that happen,” Trump says on the call. “That’s a big risk to you and to Ryan, your lawyer. That’s a big risk.”

      Told that the data Trump has is wrong, and that it won’t be done without evidence, Trump then pressures Raffensperger to simply announce a new vote total showing him beating Biden, and to do it without evidence.

      “There’s nothing wrong with saying that, you know, that you’ve recalculated,” Trump said.

      Joined on the call by his general counsel, Ryan Germany, Raffensperger calmly and methodically disputes Trump’s election conspiracy theories.

      All in all, Trump’s actions could constitute election fraud. Section 52 of the U.S. Code concerns voting and elections, and provides for a sentence of up to five years for:

      “A person, including an election official, who in any election for Federal office
      (1) knowingly and willfully intimidates, threatens, or coerces, or attempts to intimidate, threaten, or coerce, any person for-
      (A) registering to vote, or voting, or attempting to register or vote;
      (B) urging or aiding any person to register to vote, to vote, or to attempt to register or vote; or
      (C) exercising any right under this chapter; or
      (2) knowingly and willfully deprives, defrauds, or attempts to deprive or defraud the residents of a State of a fair and impartially conducted election process, by
      (A) the procurement or submission of voter registration applications that are known by the person to be materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent under the laws of the State in which the election is held; or
      (B) the procurement, casting, or tabulation of ballots that are known by the person to be materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent under the laws of the State in which the election is held.”

      Furthermore, Trump’s citing possible criminal charges for Raffensperger unless he produces a different election result in Georgia could be seen as extortion, which section 18, chapter 41 of the U.S. code expressly prohibits.

      Daniel Goldman, former lead counsel in Trump’s impeachment trial, just inferred on Twitter that Trump will be prosecuted for this:

      “‘’It’s gonna be costly to you.’ I’ve charged extortion in mob cases with similar language.”

      Then Goldman followed with:

      “Correction: Trump said “costly in many ways,” which is a more veiled threat than my previous misquote below. I’d be curious how the Georgia officials interpreted it.”

  5. Disgusting ……, He’s humiliating himself and his country
    Can’t understand 74+ voted him, worse is the 12 Senators…..those people are jokes

    • @Lala Shelala more than that voted for him . Thankfully Biden took all those votes from him

    • Anti Hypocrisy | January 3, 2021 at 10:27 PM | Reply

      The 70+m people are patriots. They are true Americans putting America first. Y’all are slow to realize the dangers of socialism.

    • See, now we know, this just goes to show who’s really commiting voter fraud, it appears to me that what Donald J.Trump has accused President elect J.Biden of, was actually he the one that commented the fraud, I was wondering how could Trump get 74 million vote when he only had 63 million when he supposedly had won the 2016 election, this 74 million that he supposed to had @ the 2020 election, he probably got that same way that he’s trying to get the Secretary of State in Georgia to do, in other words, he stole [in Donald Trump’s words👉a lot👈]@the 2020 election, (the man’s been busted)really:👉Jail time fa shure Donald J. Trump,👈 this is me commenting & I approve this comment.🙂

    • @Anti Hypocrisy poor you……it’s Trump First…….
      Y’all just being manipulated…..😅

    • @Anti Hypocrisy I think you and other like minded people are slow to realize the dangers of a despot. The online dictionary defines the term despot as: a ruler with absolute power and authority b : one exercising power tyrannically : a person exercising absolute power in a brutal or oppressive way

  6. nicolas alino | January 3, 2021 at 7:24 PM | Reply

    Kudos to the Secretary of State of Georgia, for refusing to be cowed by this criminal president!

    • @Ba Oaic Look this Russian Spam Bot defend Trump

    • throw up to such a coward to cave into empty threats by the liberals. trump was never my choice BUT kommie harris planned sharia law is worse. get your heads out of the sand and see the sick agendas the liberals plan. I will always call my dad father and my mother MOM, and NO evil is going to make me use their demonic language.

    • Trump is corruption at its worst. Republicans are too corrupt

    • @Sheila Sure You are a traitor you kommie, please leave the country

    • @Examine Your Thoughts I suspect the audio was leaked by the lawyer of Georgia’s Secretary of State, not to outfox Trump, but simply to make clear to federal prosecutors and Georgia state prosecutors that neither Raffensperger nor his lawyer are part of any conspiracy to commit election fraud on behalf of Trump when the time comes for the prosecution of Trump for this crime.

      Trump threatened Georgia Secretary of State, Republican Raffensperger, with the possibility of criminal charges unless Raffensperger comes up with the votes to overturn the election result in Trump’s favor.

      “You know, that’s a criminal — that’s a criminal offense. And you know, you can’t let that happen,” Trump says on the call. “That’s a big risk to you and to Ryan, your lawyer. That’s a big risk.”

      Told that the data Trump has is wrong, and that it won’t be done without evidence, Trump then pressures Raffensperger to simply announce a new vote total showing him beating Biden, and to do it without evidence.

      “There’s nothing wrong with saying that, you know, that you’ve recalculated,” Trump said.

      Joined on the call by his general counsel, Ryan Germany, Raffensperger calmly and methodically disputes Trump’s election conspiracy theories.

      All in all, Trump’s actions could constitute election fraud. Section 52 of the U.S. Code concerns voting and elections, and provides for a sentence of up to five years for:

      “A person, including an election official, who in any election for Federal office
      (1) knowingly and willfully intimidates, threatens, or coerces, or attempts to intimidate, threaten, or coerce, any person for-
      (A) registering to vote, or voting, or attempting to register or vote;
      (B) urging or aiding any person to register to vote, to vote, or to attempt to register or vote; or
      (C) exercising any right under this chapter; or
      (2) knowingly and willfully deprives, defrauds, or attempts to deprive or defraud the residents of a State of a fair and impartially conducted election process, by
      (A) the procurement or submission of voter registration applications that are known by the person to be materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent under the laws of the State in which the election is held; or
      (B) the procurement, casting, or tabulation of ballots that are known by the person to be materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent under the laws of the State in which the election is held.”

      Furthermore, Trump’s citing possible criminal charges for Raffensperger unless he produces a different election result in Georgia could be seen as extortion, which section 18, chapter 41 of the U.S. code expressly prohibits.

      Daniel Goldman, former lead counsel in Trump’s impeachment trial, just inferred on Twitter that Trump will be prosecuted for this:

      “‘’It’s gonna be costly to you.’ I’ve charged extortion in mob cases with similar language.”

      Then Goldman followed with:

      “Correction: Trump said “costly in many ways,” which is a more veiled threat than my previous misquote below. I’d be curious how the Georgia officials interpreted it.”

  7. Trump is trying to commit a soft coup and steal the election., yet Republicans went nuts when Colin Kapernick kneeled during the national anthem. Hypocrites

  8. Melissa Hurst | January 3, 2021 at 7:28 PM | Reply

    Corrupting and threatening to change federal election is illegal on the highest level . Top punishment for treason

    • Yes back in the days a person would get Send to the gallows to be hung until dead dead and now this time and age 2021 Trump is acts of trees to the United States of America he needs to be put on trial and puish for his crimes to the American people and government 🙄 🤔 yes yes Guilty 👍 👏

    • Janet Chaplin | January 3, 2021 at 9:02 PM | Reply

      Melissa Hurst SO WHATS GOING ON THE STRONGEST COUNTRY IN WORLD💀
      LOOK LIKE COWARDS TO THE REST OF WORLD!! SERIOUSLY. YOU SHOULD BE POUNDING
      ON THE WHITE HOUSE DOORS NO GUTS NO GLORY HIS 74 MILLION VOTERS ARE RALLYING
      FOR HIM! CMON TIME TO SHOUT HIM OUT

    • @Janet Chaplin Trump does not care at all for the US. He cares only about himself.

    • While it sounds like treason, it’s actually sedition.

    • @150flivver Sedition/treason are federal crimes and tRump will self-pardon himself out of it. *But his phone call is direct evidence of election tampering which is a state crime in Georgia. That’s important as tRump cannot self-pardon himself out of a state crime.*

  9. He’s as UNAmerican as it can get!! If he’d only just go away…

  10. Mark Landreth | January 3, 2021 at 7:44 PM | Reply

    How is this not Sedition, Treason, Extortion, etc.? This level of criminality cannot stand.

  11. At some point, folks will finally realize that Donald is quite literally crazy. Criminally insane.

  12. This conversation is TREASON AND SEDITION AND PLUNDER

    • The 11,780 is called a bench mark…..there were 18,000 called into question based on video alone. Seems reasonable.

    • Michael Biggins | January 3, 2021 at 10:01 PM | Reply

      @YouMockMe Yes, many of us are mocking you …..

    • @Michael Biggins 🤣🤣🤣 the joke is on you buddy. I explain things you don’t understand….

    • So! When are they going to arrest this man. Surely he is breaking the law by the words he has spoken! ……..YOU GOT THAT WRONG. THE FOUNDERS, creators of law and constitution never envisaged a man with no morals, integrity or honesty would come to power, so they never enforced any LAWS to combat his evil. America is one big JOKE!

  13. He should be impeached. This kind of corruption should never be tolerated no matter how close he is to leaving the white house

  14. This guys the biggest joke, in the history of the world.

  15. Give it a rest man. Find another way to grift your worshippers.

  16. Darren Hawkins | January 3, 2021 at 8:24 PM | Reply

    TRUMP’S Coup attempt is against the Constitution. He should be put in Jail. American Facts

  17. There’s your election fraud.

    Imagine this discussion with other republicans across the nation as well.

  18. Oracle Of Delphi | January 3, 2021 at 8:25 PM | Reply

    Trump: “They say it’s not possible for me to lose Georgia”
    Georgia: “Trump, you just accomplished the impossible”

  19. Imagine if Republic*nts fought as hard to protect Americans from COVID as they have been/are fighting to overturn the will of the people!!!!

  20. Who Knows Who | January 3, 2021 at 8:25 PM | Reply

    He also subtly threatened Raffensperger with criminal charges, subtly but definitely. He needs to be stopped, permanently.

    • the head supreme court judge family was threatened to vote against trump. who’s the evil now?

    • Amén 🙏 Thank God someone understands his distraction to the world.everything Mary wrote in her book about him is true.

    • @Sheila Sure And you honestly believe that wake up America 🇺🇸 he said No 👎 against trump because he voted for the truth truth truth!

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