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Trump Tried to Call Raffensperger 18 Times Before Saturday’s Chat, Says Report

Trump finally made contact on Saturday after 18 unsuccessful attempts—and then went on to urge Raffensperger to “find” enough votes to overturn his election defeat.
Trump Tried to Call Raffensperger 18 Times Before Saturday’s Chat, Says Report
4 months ago|Washington, United States

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Trump tried to call Georgia secretary of state 18 times before phone call

NBC's Kristen Welker discusses the phone call between President Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.

4 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
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There were 18 attempted calls from the White House to GA secretary of state's office, sources say

There were 18 attempted calls from the White House to the Georgia secretary of state's office between the election and Saturday's phone call, a source with knowledge and a Georgia state official confirmed to CNN.

4 months ago|Atlanta, United States
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Trump's Call With Raffensperger Was 19th Time He Tried to Reach Him

President Donald Trump's controversial phone conversation with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Saturday was the 19th time he had tried to call him in the two months since the presidential election...

4 months ago|Washington, United States
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Trump reportedly tried calling Georgia's secretary of state 18 times before finally getting him on the phone to pressure him to 'find' 11,780 votes

Congressional Democrats are now calling for a criminal probe into Trump over the conversation with Raffensperger, which was recorded.

4 months ago|United States
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Trump Tried to Call Georgia Official 18 Times Before

President Trump’s now-notorious call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) was the 19th time the White House had tried to reach the state official since the election, NBC News reports.

4 months ago|New York, United States
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Trump tried to call Georgia secretary of state 18 times before phone call

NBC's Kristen Welker discusses the phone call between President Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.

4 months ago|United States
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The Jolt: White House called Brad Raffensperger 18 times before he took Donald Trump’s call

NBC News reports that before the pair hooked up on Saturday, the White House switchboard had made 18 previous attempts to have President Donald Trump speak with Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger since the Nov. 3 election. Meanwhile, Raffensperger told ABC News this morning that he resisted previous overtures because of a lawsuit the president’s re-election campaign (and the Georgia GOP) had filed against him, challenging the Georgia results.

4 months ago|Atlanta, United States
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Trump called Georgia secretary of state nearly 20 times before recorded conversation

President Donald Trump called the Georgia Secretary of State nearly 20 times before his now-infamous call during which he threatened Brad Raffensperger, demanded he "find" votes to overturn the election, and likely committed an illegal act."Raffensperger received the call from the White House on Saturday at 2:41 PM, after the White House switchboard had made 18 previous attempts to have Trump speak with him in the two months since the general el…

4 months ago|Washington, United States
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Trump tried to call Georgia secretary of state 18 times before phone call

NBC's Kristen Welker discusses the phone call between President Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.

4 months ago|United States
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Trump Tried 18 Times To Get Ahold Of GA Sec Of State Before Bullying Him In Irate Call

Bigly, indeed.Hellbent on trying to delegitimize American democracy, President Trump reportedly made 18 attempts to get Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on the phone, before the now infamous unhinged phone call on Saturday where he attempted to bully the battleground state’s top elections official into overturning the election results.NBC News and CNN were first to report the detail on Monday morning.Trump’s attempt to strongarm Raf…

4 months ago|United States
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