Trump Pressed Georgia Official to Find 11,000 Votes in Heated Call

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Top Justice Department officials told Trump that his claims of election fraud in Georgia were false, including that vote counters secretly pulled ballots from a suitcase late at night, according to video of testimony.

Former Attorney General William Barr said the department conducted an investigation into the suitcase claim and determined it had no merit.

Byung J. Pak, who served as U.S. attorney in Atlanta during and in the days after the election, said the investigation included interviews with witnesses. Richard Donoghue, who served as acting deputy attorney general after Barr resigned, said he told Trump that there was no suitcase and that it was a container of valid ballots.

Raffensberger also said the state’s investigations of fraud — including Trump’s assertions that dead people voted — found nothing substantive.

“We found two dead people. Subsequent to that, we found two more,” Raffensperger said.

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