Audio of a phone call from this weekend was published where President Trump tries to bully lawmakers into reversing the Presidential election results in Georgia.
To their credit, Georgia Republican lawmakers stand their ground in the phone call, refuting the President’s claims of voter fraud and misplaced voting machines. They point out that the campaign had their chance to prove that in the courts and have failed to do so. But the President persists. At one point, he asks them to go out and find 11,780 votes in order to give him the win.
This is inappropriate at best and illegal at worst. You cannot ask someone to “find” the votes you need to win. You cannot interfere with election results. But you are also not supposed to solicit campaign donations from porn stars or ask for aid from foreign governments…so what is a little bullying in the 11th hour?