“Now it turns out that Brad R’s brother works for China, and they definitely don’t want ‘Trump’. So disgusting!” the president added in a second tweet.
Trump is likely referring to Ron Raffensperger, CTO of Chinese technology firm Huawei. The two men are not related.
A conspiracy theory linking Georgia’s secretary of state to Ron Raffensperger and Chinese interference in the 2020 presidential election has made the rounds on social media in recent days.
Stephen Fowler, politics reporter with GPB News, Georgia’s NPR and PBS station, explained on December 23 that Brad Raffensperger doesn’t even have a brother and poured scorn on the conspiracy.