Georgia Official Stands His Ground Against Trump's Pressure
Outrage is growing over the bombshell phone call in which President Trump pressured Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to "find 11,780 votes," and overturn the result of the free and fair election. The call, in which Trump begged, threatened and attempted to flatter Raffensperger was recorded and leaked to the media. But Raffensperger stood his ground and told Trump they were sticking by their numbers and that his data was wrong.
Legal questions are being raised over Trump's call where he pressured a Georgia official to "find votes" for him. There's reporting that some in Congress are planning an 11th hour impeachment. Alexi McCammon, Gabriel Debenedetti, and Neal Katyal join. Aired on 1/5/2021. US president pressures Georgia officials to overturn Biden win. #TrumpVotes Trump ally and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie shares his reaction to President Donald Trump's call with Georgia officials in which the President pressured Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to "find" 11,870 votes. One of Georgia's top election officials rebuked President Trump for his rhetoric Tuesday after a local elections worker received a death threat. Gabriel Sterling, a Republican, called on the president and Senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue to condemn the threats and warned, "Someone's gonna get killed." Co-founder of the Black Voters Matter Fund, Latosha Brown, joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with the latest on voter mobilization efforts ahead of the state's critical January Senate runoff elections.