Trump Campaign Requests Second Georgia Recount
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The initial hand recount had confirmed President-elect Joe Biden's razor-thin lead.
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger gives an update on the state of the election and ballot count at the State Capitol in Atlanta, Ga., November 6, 2020. (Dustin Chambers/Reuters)

The Trump campaign on Saturday requested a second recount of Georgia's presidential election results after an initial hand recount confirmed President-elect Joe Biden's razor-thin lead.

"Today, the Trump campaign filed a petition for recount in Georgia," the campaign said in a statement. "We are focused on ensuring that every aspect of Georgia State Law and the U.S. Constitution are followed so that every legal vote is counted."


The second recount requested by the Trump campaign would be conducted by machine, rather…
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