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Majority of Americans think Trump's charges in Georgia election interference case are serious

The week after Trump’s indictment in the Georgia 2020 election probe was announced, a poll shows that the majority (63%) of Americans say that the charges against Trump and his 18 co-defendants are serious.


A second poll by Fox News confirmed that a majority of Americans believe Trump did something illegal in attempting to change the 2020 election results.

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On August 13, after Fulton County, Georgia D.A. Fani Willis released a 98-page indictment alleging that Trump and his co-defendants partook in an organized criminal enterprise to attempt to overturn the 2020 presidential election results in Trump’s favor, despite knowing that he had lost the election.


The indictment cites Trump's infamous call to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in which he pressured Raffensperger to “find” enough votes to flip the election results in that state.


The charges were approved by a grand jury of Georgia citizens. The charges include alleged efforts to induce officials to violate their oaths, forgery, false statements, and racketeering charges.


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