Georgia elections official rebukes Trump after threats to workers

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Gabriel Sterling, the voting system implementation manager in Georgia, said his anger stemmed from the revelation a young contractor with a voting company was receiving death threats.
Washington — One of Georgia's top elections officials fiercely rebuked President Trump and Georgia's senators Tuesday in response to threats and intimidation targeting the state's elections workers, and he appealed to the president to accept his electoral loss in the state and "stop inspiring people to commit potential acts of violence."

A visibly angry Gabriel Sterling, the voting system implementation manager in Georgia, said in a press conference from the state capital in Atlanta that "it has all gone too far" and Mr. Trump's rhetoric claiming the election was rigged "has to stop."

"Mr. President, it looks like you likely lost the state of Georgia. We're investigating, there's always a possibility, I get it, you have the right to go through the courts," Sterling said. "What you don't have the ability to do — and you need to step up and say this — is stop inspiring people to commit potential acts of violence. Someone is going to get hurt. Someone is going to get shot. Someone is going to get killed. And it's not right."

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