Kaely Monahan

Podcast Audio Producer at The Arizona Republic / AZCentral

Nov 18, 2021
Published on: The Arizona Republic
1 min read

'Asked to do something huge': An audacious pitch to reverse Arizona's election results

Yvonne Wingett Sanchez and Ronald J. Hansen, Arizona Republic

Published 9:14 AM MST Nov. 18, 2021 Updated 12:58 PM MST Nov. 18, 2021

As Gov. Doug Ducey certified Arizona's election results, he received a phone call identifiable by the distinctive ring tone assigned to it: “Hail to the Chief.” Ducey silenced it. But efforts to alter the results continued.

Rudy Giuliani and his advisers walked into a nondescript meeting room in the state Senate Dec. 1 to discuss a gambit that could alter the results of the 2020 election. In that meeting were the two people President Donald Trump's team viewed as central to flipping Arizona. 

READ MORE: https://www.azcentral.com/in-depth/news/politics/elections/2021/11/18/arizona-audit-rudy-giuliani-failed-effort-replace-electors/6349795001/

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