Hard to believe that by the afternoon after the historic win of not one, but two U.S. Senate seats, shifting the Senate majority from Republican to a tie with the Democratic Party, and moving a historically GOP state (of nearly 20 years), clearly into battleground territory had already moved to the nation’s B-sections.
The President’s Chief of Staff, Mark Meadows, a former member of Congress who should know better, organized a teleconference between the White House, the President’s campaign, and his lawyers (both personal and campaign).
During October of 2018, Georgia’s Democratic Party called a press conference. Congressman Hank Johnson (4th District) was the spokesman. The Congressman accused the DeKalb County Elections Office, and by extension its board of elections, of mishandling or losing 4,700 absentee ballot applications.
In Georgia this week, state and local election officials will be conducting a second recount of nearly 5,000,000 ballots, this time by machine scan, as is allowed by law, and as requested by the President’s legal team.
Political king-maker, Joseph Kennedy, father of then U.S. Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy bragged to many in the almost immediate aftermath of the 1960 contest of the resources involved in vote-buying and tabulation ‘assistance’ in Illinois and Massachusetts, as well as the able support of these efforts in Texas by supporters of U.S. Senator Lyndon Baines Johnson.