On a day that the president spent tweeting a near-constant stream of spurious voter fraud claims to his 88.8 million followers, an emotional Georgia election official pleaded with Donald Trump to stop promoting lies about the election before someone gets hurt. Gabriel Sterling, voting system implementation manager for the state of Georgia and a Republican, issued the emotional plea from a dias at the Georgia state capitol.
“Mr. President, it looks like you likely lost the state of Georgia,” Sterling said. “You have the right to go to the courts. What you don’t have the ability to do — and you need to step up and say this — is: stop inspiring people to commit acts of violence. Someone’s going to get