Trump makes baseless allegations at rally for U.S. senators in Georgia

Trump makes baseless allegations at rally for U.S. senators in Georgia

US President Donald Trump campaigned at a rally for two Republican senators in Georgia on Saturday. Some in his party feared that their chances would be hurt and would not help, focusing on attempts to reverse their own electoral defeat.

In his first rally since losing to Democrat Joe Biden in the November 3 presidential election, the actor reminded the crowd that Republican Trump had arrived in southern Georgia on January 5 to persuade them to vote in the runoffs.

But he turned to repeated claims that there was no evidence of widespread fraud in the presidential election.

“They cheated and deceived our presidential election, but we will win it. They will try to deceive this election, ”Trump told the crowd in Valdosta,“ We ​​love you! “And four more years!”

He reiterated his attack on Republicans who refused to support him, including Georgian Governor Brian Kemp. Trump called Mr Kemp on Twitter and pressured the governor on Twitter to take further action to help nullify the election results.

State and federal officials across the country have rejected the president’s claims of widespread voter fraud, and many of the legal challenges of his campaign have largely failed.

Mr. Biden is the first Democratic presidential candidate to win in Georgia since 1992. There were no significant irregularities in the statewide description, including a rigorous review by hand of 5 million ballots.

January Runoff buried two Republican senators, David Perdue and Kelly Loughler, against Democratic challengers John Osoff and Rafael Warnock, who are trying to capture a state that has not elected a Democratic senator in 20 years.

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The contest will determine which party controls the US Senate. Democrats, who already have a majority in the House of Representatives, need to win two seats to control the Senate. If the Republicans win a seat, they will retain a majority and block Biden’s majority on the legislative agenda.

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