Trump Campaign Fact-Checks the Media: Georgia Has Not Certified Biden's Win
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The Trump campaign is still contesting the preliminary results of Georgia's election even though Biden leads after a recount.
On Thursday night, Georgia completed its hand recount of the ballots in the 2020 election, finding that Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 12,284 votes. The state has yet to certify the results, however. The Trump campaign contested the recount, arguing that Georgia officials still wrongfully counted illegal ballots.

"Georgia's historic first statewide audit reaffirmed that the state's new secure paper ballot voting system accurately counted and reported results," Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R-Ga.) said in a statement. "This is a credit to the hard work of our county and local elections officials who moved quickly to undertake and complete such a momentous task in a short period of time."

Jenna Ellis, senior legal advisor to the Trump campaign, fact-checked the legacy media on the Georgia news.

"Headlines are already falsely reporting that Joe Biden is declared the winner in Georgia. Sorry, media, that's not how it works. The State of Georgia has not certified its results, and it should not," Ellis said in a statement.

"This so-called…
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