Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) said Monday on CNN that Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) “implied” he should “look hard and see how many ballots you could throw out” during the recount.
Anchor Wolf Blitzer said, “As Georgia undertakes a hand recount of some 5 million votes, the secretary of state is pushing back against President Trump’s baseless claims of voter fraud following his narrow loss to President-elect Biden. Mr. Secretary, thank you so much for joining us. There are several specific issues I want to get to. You described to The Washington Post a conversation you had with the Republican Senator Lindsey Graham on Friday. You came away with the impression that he essentially wanted you to look for ways to toss out mail-in ballots. What exactly did he say to you?”
Raffensperger said, “He asked if the ballots could be matched back to the voters. I got the