Georgia election will advance this fundamental change in US Senate – CNN

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Geoff Duncan u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/04/politics/geoff-duncan-trump-raffensperger-call-cnntv/index.html” target=”_blank”>condemned President Donald Trump’s phone callu003c/a> with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, saying the President’s effort to pressure the state’s top election official to falsify election results was “inappropriate.””,”descriptionText”:”During an interview with CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/alisyn-camerota” target=”_blank”>Alisyn Camerotau003c/a>, Georgia’s Republican Lt. Gov. 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