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Trump’s Faux Coup Hits New Level Of Crazy

This Week in Voting Rights: A weekly roundup of news on Americans' access to the ballot box.
US President Donald Trump walks off Marine One as he returns to the White House December 31, 2020, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)
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January 4, 2021 4:18 p.m.

As President Trump’s congressional allies prepare their latest round of shenanigans to symbolically protest Joe Biden’s win, Trump’s efforts to stave off his defeat hit a new level of desperation. An hour-long call in which he asked Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to “find” the votes that would overcome Biden’s margin of victory highlighted just how bonkers Trump’s beliefs about the election are.

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