Arizona’s secretary of state is the latest election official to receive death threats, and she’s ripping Trump and Republican leaders for their baseless claims of fraud

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Katie Hobbs, Arizona’s secretary of state, said in a statement she has received “ongoing and escalating” threats of violence.
She ripped the president and other Republican officials for their unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud.
She said Trump and other officials “are perpetuating misinformation and are encouraging others to distrust election results in a manner that violates the oath of office they took.”
She also called out Doug Ducey, the Republican governor of Arizona, for his “deafening silence,” calling on him and other state leaders to “stand up for the truth.”
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Katie Hobbs, Arizona’s secretary of state, said in a statement she has received “ongoing and escalating” threats of violence, and she ripped the president and other Republican officials for their unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud.Hobbs, a Democrat, said threats have been directed at her, her family, and her staff. She said she anticipated this reaction from people who feel “powerless and angry” but called the actions “utterly abhorrent.””They are a symptom of a deeper problem in our state and country — the consistent and systematic undermining of trust in each other and our democratic process,” she said in her statement.She then …

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