Kelly Loeffler’s text messages – 59 pages – reveal January 6 plot and political maneuverings

Tricia Raffensperger added:

“Instead, you put us in the eye of the storm. Unlike you, my husband is an honorable man with integrity to do the right thing. We are law-abiding people of faith. I hold you personally responsible for anything that happens to any of my family members, my husband, my children and my grandchildren. What kind of person are you who would do that on purpose? I’m so disappointed, I thought you were better than that… You don’t deserve to be elected. You are not worthy of the high calling of this position.

Raffensperger and his family began receiving threats after Loeffler and then Senator David Perdue signed a joint statement on Nov. 9 demanding the secretary of state resign and decrying the 2020 Georgia presidential election as an “embarrassment,” The New York Times reported.

Without any evidence, senators written in a statement“We believe that when there are failures they should be reported, even if it’s in your own party.”

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Tricia Raffensperger sent the text to Loeffler the same day.

The text pages provided to various outlets by a unanimous source reveal not only the spanking she received from Raffensperger’s wife, but also the days and weeks beginning in November 2020 and leading to her eventual loss to Senator Raphael Warnock in the second round of the elections of January 5, 2021. , and the uprising of January 6.

The posts show that Loeffler was embroiled in a twisted plot by former President Donald Trump and his advisers to undo Biden’s victory. The scheme involved pressuring GOP members and congresswomen to refuse to certify Biden as president on January 6 and for groups of Trump voters in battleground states to sign “election certificates. unofficial” claiming that Trump had won. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis went after fake voters, and they could soon be charged.

A text, by the AJC, is from one of Georgia’s alleged fake voters, attorney Daryl Moody, who wrote to Loeffler asking for permission to cast his fake ballot.

“Since Biden was certified as the winner, I hadn’t planned to go,” Moody wrote“Since I’m technically an officer on your leadership team, I wanted to make sure I’m making choices that reflect well on you. Please let me know if you have any comments.

A few other texts to Loeffler came from then-elected Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Green, sent on December 2, 2020, asking Loeffler to meet to discuss “a plan we are developing on how to vote on Electoral College votes on Jan. 6. I need a senator, greene wrote. “And I think that’s a major help for you to win the 5.” A few weeks later, Greene asked Loeffler to meet at the White House. Loeffler declined but ultimately replied to Greene, “everything is on the table as far as January 6 goes.”

Another one text shows that Georgia Rep. Jody Hice told Loeffler he plans to oppose Biden’s certification on Jan. 6.

“Kelly, I wanted to let you know that I will be participating in the electoral votes on January 6th”, Hice texted. “I wanted to check with you if you could do the same in the Senate. …I know people have asked you, I was wondering if you made a decision?

On January 4, the day before the second round of elections against Warnock, Loeffler announced on Twitter tthat she would oppose Biden’s certification.

“On January 6, I will vote to give President Trump and the American people the fair hearing they deserve and I will support the objection to the Electoral College certification process,” she wrote.

The next day, Loeffler lost to Warnock.

On January 6, as Loeffler prepared for her scheduled speech to oppose Biden’s victory, crowds gathered at the United States Capitol and she began to rethink her decision. Her campaign adviser, Malorie Thompson, urged her to take a different approach.

“That’s not what we signed, we said we would argue and present evidence, not shoot ourselves through the capital,” Thompson texted Loeffler.

Loeffler ended up delivering a speech that ultimately certified Biden.

When asked to comment on the newly obtained texts, Loeffler spokeswoman Caitlin O’Dea told the AJC in a statement that the texts were a “desperate attempt to distract voters 20 days from the election.”

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