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GOP Rep. Looking To Unseat Raffensperger Was An Outspoken Stooge For Trump’s Attack On Democracy

Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee meeting to organize for the 115th Congress on January 24, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty)
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March 22, 2021 4:16 p.m.

Trump loyalist Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) on Monday officially announced his campaign against Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, a bid to be the top elections official in the state that ex-President Donald Trump relentlessly targeted in his bid to steal the election in 2020.

For a sitting member of Congress to ditch his seat for a state-level administrative role is virtually unheard of. What’s behind this bizarre career move?

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