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Trump calls on Georgia AG not to have other Republicans oppose election lawsuit: report

President TrumpDonald TrumpNoem touts South Dakota coronavirus response, knocks lockdowns in CPAC speech On The Trail: Cuomo and Newsom — a story of two embattled governors McCarthy: 'I would bet my house' GOP takes back lower chamber in 2022 MORE reportedly called Georgia's attorney general, a Republican, to urge him not to rally other GOP attorneys general in opposition to a lawsuit from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) seeking to invalidate the presidential election results in four states.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the call took place Tuesday evening after Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr (R) called the arguments laid out by Paxton in his lawsuit "constitutionally, morally, and factually wrong" in a statement the same day.

The call reportedly occurred at the urging of one of Georgia's senators, David PerdueDavid PerduePlease, President Trump: Drop your quest for revenge and help the GOP The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by The AIDS Institute - Finger-pointing on Capitol riot; GOP balks at Biden relief plan Georgia's GOP-led Senate passes bill requiring ID for absentee voting MORE (R), who along with fellow Georgia Sen. Kelly LoefflerKelly LoefflerKelly Loeffler's WNBA team sold after players' criticism Please, President Trump: Drop your quest for revenge and help the GOP The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by The AIDS Institute - Finger-pointing on Capitol riot; GOP balks at Biden relief plan MORE (R) announced their support for Paxton's lawsuit this week.

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In his own calls with Loeffler, Trump was "furious" about Carr's remarks, sources familiar with the calls told the newspaper.

The president has also publicly disparaged his former ally, Georgia Gov. Brian KempBrian KempGeorgia teachers to be next in line in state for coronavirus vaccine The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by The AIDS Institute - Finger-pointing on Capitol riot; GOP balks at Biden relief plan Lawmakers commemorate one-year anniversary of Arbery's killing MORE (R), in recent days over Kemp's refusal to call a special session of Georgia's legislature to reject their state's election results.

At a rally in Georgia on Saturday, the president blasted Kemp over his supposed betrayal on the issue of his election defeat and suggested that Rep. Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by The AIDS Institute - Finger-pointing on Capitol riot; GOP balks at Biden relief plan Perdue rules out 2022 Senate bid against Warnock Loeffler leaves door open to 2022 rematch against Warnock MORE (R-Ga.), who unsuccessfully ran for Senate this year, primary Kemp in 2022.

“I want to thank Doug Collins. Thank you, Doug. What a job he does," Trump told his supporters, which erupted in applause after he then asked: “Doug, you want to run for governor in two years?”

“He’d be a good-looking governor,” Trump went on to tell the crowd.

The president has launched legal efforts in several states, Georgia included, in recent weeks in the hopes of overturning the 2020 election results. His efforts have gained no traction thus far.