Brad Ravensberger, Georgia’s state secretary of state, said his office had released a recording of his phone conversation with US President Donald Trump publicly because the president had posted unfounded allegations about the conversation.
And in an interview with 11Alive News Affiliated with the local NBC network, Ravensberger said he considers the call a “private conversation” and would not have shared its details if the president had not written a false tweet about it.
And Ravensberger said: “If President Trump had not posted anything on Twitter and kept silent, we would have been silent as well, and if you were going to raise things that we do not think are correct, we will respond in kind.”. “
A day after the call, Trump said in a tweet that Ravensburger was “unwilling or unable to answer questions” about the president’s unfounded allegations of widespread fraud in the November election..
Ravensberger replied in another tweet, saying, “Respectfully, President Trump: What you are saying is not true. The truth will come out.. “
Donald Trump, Georgia’s foreign minister, had called for “finding” enough votes to reverse his election defeat in an hour-long debate on the phone, according to the Washington Post.
Trump urged Ravensburger to “find” enough votes to undo his defeat in an unusual hour-long phone call on Saturday that election experts said raised legal questions..
The newspaper obtained a recording of the conversation that Trump began by rebuking Ravensberger, begging him to act and threatening him with criminal consequences..
Throughout the call, Ravensberger and his office general counsel rejected Trump’s assertions, explaining that the president relies on exposed conspiracy theories and that President-elect Joe Biden’s victory by 11,779 votes in Georgia was fair.