"In many cases, I didn’t respect them," the 77-year-old said of his legal team, advisors and other staffers who informed him that he lost the vote fairly. "But I did respect others. I respected many others that said the election was rigged."
He was charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States, conspiracy to obstruct, obstruction of and attempt to obstruct an official proceeding and conspiracy against rights related to American citizens' right to vote.
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Trump and 18 others were indicted on Monday, August 14, for efforts to overturn the election results in Georgia.
The former POTUS' charges included racketeering, solicitation of violation of oath by a public officer, conspiracy to commit impersonating a public officer, conspiracy to commit forgery in the first degree, conspiracy to commit false statements and writings, conspiracy to commit filing false documents, filing false documents and making false statements and writings.
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Trump has since continued to insist that he is innocent and that the ongoing cases against him are nothing more than a scheme concocted by the Biden administration and other Democrats to interfere in the upcoming 2024 election.