Georgia’s Republican Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan revealed that even close acquaintances of his were sending him pro-Trump election conspiracy theories about voter fraud in his state, acknowledging that “certainly it troubles me.”
During an appearance on CNN’s OutFront on Monday evening, Duncan acknowledged that the constant barrage of false claims from President Donald Trump and his campaign supporters about widespread fraud in the Georgia election has distorted reality.
The president has been targeting any elected official perceived as disloyal for weeks. And after Georgia certified its vote as a Biden victory after a hand recount two weeks ago, Trump’s rhetoric has ramped up in its intensity. Trump has repeatedly singled out Georgia’s secretary of state, also a Republican, for criticism after the