Trump fault lines still evident in Georgia GOP
September 7, 2022
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One of the few statewide victories for Donald Trump in Georgia's May primary came in the race for Lt. Governor, where state Sen. Burt Jones narrowly won the GOP nomination.
Over three months later, the current GOP occupant of that post still isn't ready to endorse Jones - a reminder of the fissures which remain among Georgia Republicans over Trump, and false claims of a stolen election in 2020.
Prodded by questions from your Insiders at an event with Atlanta Journal-Constitution subscribers at the Georgia Aquarium, Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan made clear that Jones’ role as a fake elector for then-President Donald Trump and ongoing questions about the 2020 elections mean he won’t be throwing his support behind Jones any time soon.
“I don’t believe the election was rigged and he does,” Duncan said.
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