Judge tosses Fulton elections lawsuit filed by Trump backers

A Henry County Superior Court judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to inspect 147,000 Fulton County absentee ballots from last November’s election for signs of fraud claimed by supporters of former President Donald Trump. Judge Brian Amero ruled that activist Garland Favorito

Vernon Jones is running against Brian Kemp in governor’s race

Former DeKalb CEO and lawmaker Vernon Jones says he is running against Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp in the Republican primary for governor. Jones, who has always run and been elected as a Democrat, changed parties in January and endorsed President Donald Trump

Georgia official says Republicans need leadership, not election reform

The Players: Georgia’s Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan appeared on Meet the Press with Chuck Todd to discuss Georgia’s controversial election reform bills. About Geoff Duncan: Duncan, who is a Republican, has been critical of Donald Trump in the past. During the controversy

After failed Senate bid, Doug Collins joins Clarkesville law firm

CLARKESVILLE — Former Congressman Doug Collins, who finished behind Raphael Warnock in November’s jungle primary for the U.S. Senate, has joined a law firm in Clarkesville. Collins, who represented the Ninth Congressional District of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives, today

Senate fails to impeach Trump

The U.S. Senate voted on Saturday to acquit former President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly Jan. 6 insurrectionist attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding his second impeachment trial with the same verdict as his first impeachment.  In the

Fulton County prosecutor to investigate Trump’s call to Raffensperger

Fulton County authorities have launched an investigation into alleged attempts to influence Georgia’s 2020 elections including a call former President Donald Trump made in January pressuring state election officials to overturn his losing results. In a letter sent Wednesday, Fulton County District

Trump Impeached Again: How your representatives voted

In a historic move, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time. Trump becomes the first president in history to be impeached twice. The impeachment was a bipartisan vote of 232 to 197, with 10

Capitol raid will become Trump’s legacy

The president promised he would be there every step of the way. It was a pledge Donald Trump made to thousands of supporters who had gathered Wednesday morning to protest Congress’s certification of the Electoral College vote. Behind bulletproof glass on a

Georgia gets visit from Trump and Biden on eve of historic election

The race for control of Congress saw the country’s two most powerful leaders swoop into Georgia for competing last-push rallies on Monday, one day before the intensely watched U.S. Senate runoff elections. President Donald Trump drew supporters by the thousands for a

Georgia election officials debunk Trump’s claims

The fallout of President Donald Trump’s released recording with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger continued Monday with calls for investigations and tensions flaring heading into today’s intense U.S. Senate election runoffs. Raffensperger said Monday that the hour-long phone conversation with the president

Brian Kemp calls Trump’s demand for his resignation a ‘distraction’

Gov. Brian Kemp said Wednesday he’s focused on Georgia’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and next week’s runoffs for the state’s two U.S. Senate seats, calling everything else a “distraction.” Kemp was responding to criticism leveled by President Donald Trump earlier Wednesday.

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