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Wed Apr 7, 2021, 09:03 PM

Georgia's GOP lieutenant governor says Giuliani's false fraud claims helped lead to restrictive...



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Georgia's GOP Lt. Gov admits "Rudy Giuliani's false claims of election fraud -- which were presented before state lawmakers -- created momentum for a package of voting rights restrictions that recently became state law."

Georgia's GOP lieutenant governor says Giuliani's false fraud claims helped lead to restrictive...
A top Georgia Republican said Wednesday that Rudy Giuliani's false claims of election fraud -- which were presented before state lawmakers -- created momentum for a package of voting rights restric...
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5:03 PM Apr 7, 2021


https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/07/politics/geoff-duncan-voter-fraud-cnntv/index.html

(CNN) A top Georgia Republican said Wednesday that Rudy Giuliani's false claims of election fraud -- which were presented before state lawmakers -- created momentum for a package of voting rights restrictions that recently became state law.

"This is really the fallout from the 10 weeks of misinformation that flew in from former President Donald Trump," Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan said on CNN's "New Day." "I went back over the weekend to really look at where this really started to gain momentum in the legislature, and it was when Rudy Giuliani showed up in a couple of committee rooms and spent hours spreading misinformation and sowing doubt across, you know, hours of testimony."

Duncan's remarks highlight the continuing aftermath from a pair of appearances Giuliani made before Georgia state lawmakers in December when he was serving on Trump's legal team. Giuliani tried, unsuccessfully, to convince legislators to convene a special session to overturn Joe Biden's victory in the state. In addition to building momentum for new voting restrictions, Giuliani's appearances have also piqued the interest of Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, who is investigating Trump's efforts to influence Georgia's election results.

Giuliani did not immediately respond to a request for comment in response to Duncan's remarks. But during his December testimony, Giuliani falsely claimed that thousands of dead people voted in the Georgia election, insisted that voting machines had changed people's votes and suggested thousands of others had voted illegally.

"Those machines are like Swiss cheese. You can invade them. You can get in them. You can change the vote," Giuliani incorrectly told state legislators on December 30.

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Reply Georgia's GOP lieutenant governor says Giuliani's false fraud claims helped lead to restrictive... (Original post)
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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 09:10 PM

1. oh what a bunch of bullshit

Trump and his fucked up lawyer presented a false premise and all the Trump humping governors are RUNNING WITH IT -they all know DAMN WELL it is all BULLSHIT

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Response to Skittles (Reply #1)

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 09:17 PM

2. Bingo!

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Response to Skittles (Reply #1)

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 10:31 PM

5. a bunch of...

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Response to keithbvadu2 (Reply #5)

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 10:33 PM

6. KERMIT HAS GOT THAT RIGHT

JAYSUS these fucking repuke hypocrites make me want to DRINK and KEEP ON DRINKING

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 09:31 PM

3. Rt TY & Marc Elias!

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 10:09 PM

4. Washed his hands before the multitude, saying, "I am innocent of the blood of this nation."

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 11:45 PM

7. i guarantee the 14 limbaugh stations 3 Ga universities support are more responsible for that legisla

lation going anywhere - fakenewsradio.org

there is no way that dipshit could sell this if he wasn't riding limbaugh and years of unchallenged repetition from 1500 coordinated limbaugh-led and totally dem-ignored radio stations

anyone who turns on RW radio once in a while knows giuliani is not voter suppression godfather. there's a reason the igulliani/powell press conference was timed to start in tandem with the limbaugh show and limbaugh already knew what they were going to say.

if dominion and smartmatic don't sue the limbaugh estate they're fucking idiots

blaming giuliani for this is counterproductive - did he show up in all those other states? no. what is common is rw radio and decades of lies setting this up

dems have to start getting this straight.

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