Trump cancels plans to publish an “irrefutable report” alleging election fraud in Georgia
Former President Donald Trump drives a golf cart accompanied by his assistant Walt Nauta before the start of day three of the LIV Golf Invitational – Bedminster at Trump National Golf Club on August 13, 2023 in Bedminster, New Jersey.
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Former President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will not be holding an event to provide what he called an “indisputable report” on the 2020 elections in Georgia.
Trump announced the “big press conference” scheduled for Tuesday morning, the next day He and 18 other defendants were charged In the case of election interference in Georgia.
“A large, complex, detailed but irrefutable report on the presidential election fraud that took place in Georgia is almost complete, and I will be presenting it at a major news conference at 11:00 a.m. Monday next week in Bedminster, New Jersey,” Trump wrote on his social media platform. , Truth Social.”Based on the findings of this final report, all charges against me and the others must be dropped—there will be a complete acquittal!”
But the campaign never officially recommended the event, and Trump’s spokespeople and lawyers have been silent about it.
in Another social fact And Thursday evening, Trump canceled Monday’s event and said the report would not be released that day either.
“Instead of releasing the report on the fraudulent and stolen Georgia 2020 presidential election on Monday, attorneys would rather put this, I believe, irrefutable evidence of election fraud and irregularities in official legal files,” he wrote in the post. “So, the news conference is no longer necessary!”
hv news It reported Thursday morning that Trump’s legal advisers were actively urging him to cancel the event, arguing that continued allegations of election fraud could further complicate his legal troubles in the Georgia case. NBC News did not confirm the news.
When contacted about the ABC report earlier Thursday, two Trump allies expressed relief that the event might be cancelled.
– Kristen Welker and Jake Traylor contributed.
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