Georgia legislature

Why Brian Kemp won’t call a special session of the legislature

Why Brian Kemp won’t call a special session of the legislature

In the wake of Joe Biden's win over Donald Trump in Georgia, Trump and his supporters have called on Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp to call a special session of the state legislature for the purpose of appointing a new slate of electors to vote for Trump in the Electoral College. Today, Brian Kemp -- along with Lieutenant Gov. Geoff Duncan -- made clear the reason they would not call the legislature into such a session. The short answer is: it would be unconstitutional according to the state constitution to gavel the legislature into session to appoint a different set of…
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Giuliani asks Georgia legislature to override voters

Giuliani asks Georgia legislature to override voters

Georgia lawmakers aired claims of 2020 election fraud Thursday afternoon at a hearing that featured President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Rudolph Giuliani. The former New York City mayor’s appearance came after state senators fielded testimony at a separate hearing Thursday morning from a top state election official who stressed no evidence has been found of widespread fraud in Georgia. At the second hearing, members of a Senate Judiciary subcommittee heard from witnesses on alleged issues with the state’s voting machines and watched a video alleging ballot-counting irregularities that state election officials have dismissed as unfounded. That evidence is expected to…
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