Things were already sub-ideal for the president and his Republican party in Peach State.
Sitting GOP senators, who in any normal year would be lockdowns for re-election, are both used to shady stock trading. The early vote was huge and broke the Democrats’ way. Then came the instantly infamous call between President Donald Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger – the one where the president asked him to dig about 11,000 votes out of the trash pile.
For Trump, the news can get worse. An end to the appeal has come in Fulton County, Georgia, where Fani Willis has just been elected a district attorney. “She continues without fear or favor. And his parents are watching this call closely, ”says Goldie Taylor, editor of the Daily Beast and veteran of Georgian politics. The new abnormalThe first show of 2021. “Donald Trump – and anyone else in this room to help him – could very well face charges here in Georgia, in Fulton County. Charges that they cannot make go away. “
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