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Georgia's Republican voting system manager unloaded on President Trump Donald John TrumpGeraldo Rivera on Trump sowing election result doubts: 'Enough is enough now' Murkowski: Trump should concede White House race Scott Atlas resigns as coronavirus adviser to Trump MORE on Tuesday, accusing him of provoking violence against officials and election workers with his baseless claims of voter fraud and calling on him to accept his loss in the presidential race.

In fiery remarks at a news conference at the Georgia State Capitol, Gabriel Sterling decried the threats of violence that election workers and top officials and their families have received in recent weeks from some of Trump's supporters, who have clung to the president's claims that the Nov. 3 election was marred by widespread fraud and malfeasance.

"Mr. President, it looks like a likely loss in the state of Georgia," a visibly shaken Sterling said. "We're investigating, there's always a possibility. I get it. You have the rights to go through the court. 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 violence. Someone's going to get hurt, someone's going to get shot, someone's going to get killed. It's not right."

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