Trump's Georgia call triggers debate on criminal penalties

The Hill: A leaked phone call in which President Trump can be heard cajoling, pressuring and vaguely threatening Georgia’s top elections official to “find” enough votes to reverse his election loss is raising questions about whether Trump should face criminal penalties.

Democratic lawmakers and a Georgia state elections official on Monday called for probes into whether Trump’s call amounted to an illegal effort to solicit Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) to engage in voter fraud by overturning President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state.

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