The Jan. 6 House committee heard from former Georgia election workers Wandrea ArShaye “Shaye” Moss and her mother Ruby Freeman, who testified on how Trump’s baseless election fraud claims wreaked havoc on their lives.
Following the 2020 election, former President Donald Trump and his lawyer Rudy Giuliani repeatedly made unfounded accusations that Moss and Freemen committed election fraud. Moss described how she and her mother faced “hateful” and racist online threats and attacks from supporters of the former president.
Freeman, known as “Lady Ruby,” said in her recorded testimony that she lost her sense of security.
“There is nowhere I feel safe. Nowhere. Do you know how it feels to have the president of the United States target you?” she said, through tears. “He targeted me, Lady Ruby, a small business owner, a mother, a proud American citizen who stand up to help Fulton County run an election in the middle of a pandemic.”
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