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Georgia Secretary of State on Trump phone call: ‘The data he has is just plain wrong’

ATLANTA — Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger was on “Good Morning America” Monday morning after a recording of a phone call between him and President Donald Trump surfaced.

In that phone call, Trump pressured Raffensperger to overturn the election in Georgia by asking him to “find” him more votes.

[FULL AUDIO: Call between President Trump, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on election]

“So, look. All I want to do is this. I just want to find 11,780 votes, which is one more than we have. Because we won the state,” Trump said in the recording.

In an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, Raffensperger said the president “did most of the talking” during the phone call, and went on to explain that he would have “preferred” not to talk to the president because the state was in litigation with the president’s team over the election.

[READ: Trump pressured Raffensperger to overturn election results in phone call, recordings reveal]

“I just prefer not to talk to someone when we’re in litigation. We let the lawyers handle it. We took the call and we had a conversation. He did most the talking and we did most the listening,” Raffensperger said.

Raffensperger said that he emphasized that the Georgia voting data Trump had was “just plain wrong.”

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“He had hundreds and hundreds of people that he said were dead that voted. We found two. That’s an example: he has bad data,” Raffensperger said.

Stephanopoulos asked Raffensperger if he will open an investigation into the phone call with the president. Raffensperger said he may have a conflict of interest due to a conversation between him, the chief investigator and Trump.

But he suggested an alternate investigator.

“I understand the Fulton County district attorney wants to look at it, maybe that’s the appropriate venue for it to go,” Raffensperger said.

Raffensperger said he will continue to fight for fair election results in Georgia.

“We’re going to follow the law, follow the process. Truth matters. We’ve been fighting these rumors for the last two months,” Raffensperger said.

When asked if he would vote for Trump again, Raffensperger said he will continue to support Republicans.

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