Georgia lieutenant governor declares independence from Trump

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ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's Republican lieutenant governor is declaring independence from Donald Trump in a new book and urging other members of the GOP to follow.

Geoff Duncan has been a target of heavy criticism from the former president and many other Republicans for his outspoken criticism of Trump's efforts to overturn his presidential election loss. In a new book, "GOP 2.0," he lays out his vision for a different future of the Republican Party.

The book, which comes out next week and was obtained exclusively in advance by The Associated Press, mixes Duncan's take on what went wrong with Trump and the aftermath of the 2020 election with his ideas for how the GOP might welcome back the moderate, college-educated suburban voters who have drifted away from the party. He says he wants to be not anti-Trump, but post-Trump.

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