Trumpist Lawyers Tell Georgia Republicans: Don’t Vote in the Senate Runoff!
Lin Wood held a rally on Wednesday and, let’s just say, it wasn’t what national Republicans wanted to hear.Will SommerUpdated Dec. 02, 2020 6:46PM ET / Published Dec. 02, 2020 3:53PM ET
Pro-Trump attorney Lin Wood urged Georgia Republicans at a rally on Wednesday to sit out the state’s upcoming Senate runoff elections, arguing that the two Republicans in the running first needed to back demands for a special legislative session to investigate Donald Trump’s defeat in the state.
“They have not earned your vote,” Wood said of Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue. “Don’t you give it to them. Why would you go back and vote in another rigged election, for god’s sake! Fix it! You gotta fix it!”ADVERTISEMENT
The two January 5 runoffs will decide which party ends up controlling power in the U.S. Senate. But Wood, who became celebrated on the right after representing a Covington, Kentucky Catholic student in defamation lawsuits, has repeatedly encouraged Trump supporters to boycott the race in a bid to draw attention to what he insists is massive fraud in the state’s election infrastructure.
There is no such fraud. Georgia recounts have proven that President-elect Joe Biden won the state, and loc