President Donald Trump refocused his agitation on Gov. Brian Kemp on Wednesday, calling for the governor’s resignation in a tweet.
The president called Kemp an “obstructionist who refuses to admit that we won Georgia.”
The governor has previously resisted Trump’s calls for him to call a special session of the state legislature, the purpose of which would have been to re-write Georgia election law so that hand-picked Electoral College voters could have voted for the president.
Kemp refused, saying that any attempt to “retroactively change” the election outcome “would be unconstitutional and immediately enjoined by the courts.”
In accordance with the state’s election results, Kemp certified the Democrats’ slate of Electoral College voters, and they voted for President-elect Joe Biden on Dec. 14.
The governor has however continued to express his support for the president otherwise, endorsing a signature audit of absentee ballot envelopes and attending a White House Christmas party. Read more…