Kemp Takes Aim at Abrams over ‘Worst State’ Comments

Stacey Abrams’ comment that “[Georgia] is the worst state in the country to live’ drew a response from incumbent Georgia Governor, Brian Kemp, on Monday when he tweeted a different sentiment.

“Stacey Abrams may think differently, but I believe Georgia is the best state to live, work, and raise a family. And Marty, the girls, and I will work hard every day from now until November to keep it that way for four more years!” said Kemp. 

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Exclusive: On Primary Election Eve, David Perdue Discusses His Campaign and His Path to Victory

Neil W. McCabe, the national political editor of The Star News Network, interviewed former senator David A. Perdue Jr. about his campaign against Gov. Brian P. Kemp in the May 24, 2022, Republican gubernatorial primary.

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Poll Shows Perdue Closing the Gap Against Incumbent Kemp in GOP Gubernatorial Primary, but Runoff Uncertain

Poll shows former U.S. Senator David Perdue is closing the gap against incumbent Governor Brian Kemp in the GOP gubernatorial primary, but a the possibility of a runoff election is uncertain.

InsiderAdvantage released poll results showing Kemp at 52 percent and Perdue at 38 percent with 3 percent undecided.

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Palin Stumps for Perdue in Georgia

Savannah, Georgia – Former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, a Republican who is currently running for the U.S. House of Representatives in Alaska, joined former Sen. David Perdue (R) at a rally in the closing days of his primary election race. 

“The position of governor is so very important when we talk about election integrity, and that should be first and foremost on everyone’s mind what we can do to ensure the integrity in our elections,” Palin said at the rally. “You cannot exercise Democracy within a Republic when you don’t have the fair elections that the electorate deserves.”

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Perdue Announces Several Campaign Stops Across Georgia

Former U.S. Senator David Perdue’s Trump-endorsed campaign for Georgia Governor announced several upcoming stops around the state as the May 24 Republican primary draws near.

As of press time, the election is less than a week away and Perdue’s best hope at continuing his campaign appears to be an attempt to force incumbent Governor Brian Kemp into a June run-off election by holding him to under 50 percent of the vote.

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Trump Slams Republicans Supporting Kemp in Re-Election Bid

Former President Donald J. Trump is taking out his frustrations as current and former governors from across the country continue to support Gov. Brian Kemp (R), a political enemy of the former president, for reelection in Georgia. 

“Today, the worst ‘election integrity’ Governor in the country, Brian Kemp, loaded the great state of Georgia up with RINOs. That’s right, he had them all,” Trump said in Wednesday statement. “Chris Christie, Doug Ducey from Arizona, and Pete Ricketts from Nebraska. That tells you all you need to know about what you are getting in Georgia—just a continuation of bad elections and a real RINO if you vote for Brian Kemp.”

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Trump Calls Brian Kemp the Worst Governor in the Country on ‘Election Integrity’

45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, stated on Wednesday that Georgia Governor, Brian Kemp, is ‘the worst election integrity Governor in the country.’

Trump added that Kemp, “loaded the great state of Georgia up with RINOs.”

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Perdue Campaign Says ‘MAGA Surge Keeping Kemp Below the Threshold to Avoid a Runoff’

The Trump-endorsed David Perdue for Georgia Governor campaign issued a statement on Wednesday that says Perdue is surging and Trump voters are turning out in an unprecedented way.

“Our Trump-endorsed campaign is experiencing a surge in early-voting MAGA voters that the public polls aren’t picking up. Our internal models show this MAGA surge keeping Kemp below the threshold to avoid a runoff, and our position is strengthening with each day of early voting,” said the campaign.

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Perdue Issues Statement on ‘Out of Control’ Crime in Georgia and Threats Against SCOTUS

The Trump-endorsed candidate in the May 24 Republican primary, former U.S. Senator David Perdue, issued a statement on Monday in the aftermath of the shooting of six people on Mother’s Day.

“This is another tragic example of what happens when a Governor keeps his ‘powder dry’ instead of taking bold action to keep people safe. Crime is out of control across the state. People are being shot daily, but Brian Kemp is missing in action. This disaster is happening on his watch. My question to the people of Georgia is do you feel safe? If not, then it’s time for a new Governor. Nothing is more important to me than ensuring you and your family are safe.” 

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In Georgia Governor’s Race, Perdue Hits Kemp for $1.5 Billion to Soros-Linked Company

A scandal is brewing in Georgia’s Republican gubernatorial primary, with candidate and former Sen. David Perdue accusing incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp of engaging in shady backroom deals and lining the pockets of liberal megadonor George Soros as part of a massive new economic development project in the Peach State.

“This may be the worst deal I’ve seen in my business career, honestly,” Perdue told the “Just the News, Not Noise” television program on Friday. “This was just done the wrong way. And I’ve called the governor out on that, and we’ve had no response.”

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Perdue Slams Kemp and Calls for Special Legislative Session to Ban Abortion in Georgia

Former U.S. Senator David Perdue slammed opponent Governor Brian Kemp’s lack of current action on abortion in Georgia in the wake of the leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft decision overturning Roe v. Wade.

“I was extremely disappointed by the governor’s bureaucratic response to the news that the Supreme Court may soon overturn Roe v. Wade,” said Perdue on Thursday. “Georgia voters deserve to know where their governor stands on this issue. I’m calling on Brian Kemp to join me in calling for an immediate special session of the legislature to ban abortion in Georgia after Roe v. Wade is overturned. You are either going to fight for the sanctity of life or you’re not.”

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David Perdue Compares Digital Censorship to Communist and Socialist Dictatorships

Former U.S. Senator David Perdue made a surprise visit Wednesday to Habersham County Airport, where he criticized social media platforms run by the progressive-dominated tech companies of Silicon Valley for their silencing of conservative voices.

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Former President Donald Trump: Vote for Kemp Is Vote for Stacey Abrams

ATLANTA, Georgia – During a Monday tele-town hall held with former U.S. Senator and candidate for governor David Perdue, former President Donald Trump blasted Gov. Brian Kemp and said that a vote for Brian Kemp is a vote for Stacey Abrams.

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David Perdue Blasts Brian Kemp’s ‘$1.5 Billion Payday’ to George Soros’ Company

David Perdue, a former U.S. Senator and the Trump-endorsed candidate for Georgia Governor, blasted incumbent Governor Brian Kemp’s plan on Monday to “give $1.5 billion of Georgians’ tax dollars to a George Soros-owned woke corporation.”

“Brian Kemp just announced his plans to give $1.5 billion of Georgians’ tax dollars to a George Soros-owned woke corporation whose stated purpose is to combat climate change,” said Perdue. “This is the worst deal I have ever seen in my 40 years in business — $200,000 in taxpayer money per potential job. Think about how many small businesses in Georgia could be helped for this kind of money, instead of padding George Soros’ pockets.”

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Exclusive: Former Director of ICE Tom Homan Endorses David Perdue for Governor

Atlanta, Georgia – In an exclusive statement obtained by The Georgia Star News, former Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Tom Homan has endorsed David Perdue in the race for Governor of Georgia.

Homan had nothing but harsh words for the incumbent governor, Brian Kemp in his statement backing Perdue.

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Kemp Takes Fire During GOP Gubernatorial Debate, Perdue Campaign Claims Victory

ATLANTA, Georgia – Incumbent Republican Governor Brian Kemp took rhetorical attacks from all of his opponents during the Georgia Public Broadcasting-hosted GOP gubernatorial debate that aired on Sunday evening.

The debate took place as part of the The Atlanta Press Club’s Loudermilk-Young Debate series, which aired on GPBS.

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The 12 Pivotal Primary Races of 2022

As the midterm elections approach, a number of important party primary races have yet to determine a nominee.

Many of the races still don’t have a clear frontrunner, despite fast-approaching election dates and millions of dollars spent, increasing the importance of every decision made until voting begins.

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Latest Poll Shows Stacey Abrams Trailing Both Potential Georgia GOP Opponents

A SurveyUSA poll released on Thursday shows Democrat Stacey Abrams trailing both former U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and Governor Brian Kemp in possible November matchups in the contest to be the next governor of Georgia.

In a hypothetical fall matchup against Abrams, Perdue leads by three percentage points, 49 percent to 46 percent.

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David Perdue Lambastes Brian Kemp in First Georgia Gubernatorial Debate

In the first gubernatorial debate faceoff hold on Sunday, April 24, former U.S. Senator David Perdue hammered his GOP primary opponent, incumbent Georgia Governor Brian Kemp.

During an exchange, Perdue blamed Kemp for failing to secure Georgia’s elections, leading to his 2021 Senate runoff loss. “The only reason I’m not in the United States Senate is because you caved in and gave the election to liberal Democrats in 2020.”

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Former President Trump Blasts Georgia Governor Kemp, Reinforces Support for Perdue

Former President Donald Trump on Thursday blasted Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and reinforced his support for GOP challenger David Perdue.

Additionally, the former president connected Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to an effort to remove Congressman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA-14) from the ballot.

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President Trump Amplifies Accusations That Georgia Governor Brian Kemp Blocked Election Integrity Bill

President Trump amplified accusations that Georgia Governor Brian Kemp used Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan to block an election integrity bill in a Monday morning email to supporters and media.

Trump shared a statement issued by VoterGA, a Georgia-based election integrity group. Its website says it is “a coalition of citizens working to restore election integrity in Georgia. We advocate for independently verifiable, auditable, recount-capable and transparent elections.”

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Georgia State Senator Butch Miller Talks to John Fredericks on the Last Minute Discharge of the Voter Integrity Bill

Live from Virginia Friday morning on The John Fredericks Show –  weekdays on WNTW AM 820/ FM 92.7 – Richmond, WJFN FM 100.5 – Central Virginia; WMPH AM 1010 / FM 100.1 / FM 96.9 (7-9 p.m.) Hampton Roads; WBRG AM 1050 / FM 105.1 – Lynchburg/Roanoke and weekdays 6-10 a.m. and 24/7 stream – host Fredericks welcomed Georgia State Senator Butch Miller defends his last-minute discharge of voter integrity bill SB89.

Fredericks: Joining me now, Butch Miller, head of the Republican Senate in Georgia running for Lieutenant governor. That will be decided. There’s only two people there’s also. Jeannie Rice, the race. I’m sorry, Jeannie, I always forget.

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Kelly Loeffler Refuses to Say Whether Kemp Lied About Election Integrity Meeting

During an appearance on Outside the Beltway with John Fredericks, former U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler this week refused to address the issue of whether or not Georgia Governor Brian Kemp lied about an election integrity meeting that former U.S. Senator David Perdue said happened.

Additionally, Loeffler did not address whether she was present or if the meeting occurred at all.

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Stacey Abrams Trails Both GOP Candidates for Governor in Potential General Election Match-Ups

Stacey Abrams standing in front of crowd

In a poll recently released by Emerson College Polling/The Hill, Stacey Abrams trails both Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R) and his GOP primary challenger, former U.S. Senator David Perdue.

Kemp leads Abrams by seven percentage points and Perdue has a five-point lead.

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John Fredericks Interviews Former President Donald Trump

Tuesday morning on The John Fredericks show, host Fredericks welcomed President Donald Trump to the show to weigh in on Dr. Oz, David Perdue, and the disaster of Georgia’s Governor Brian Kemp.

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Trump Levels Blistering Attack on Democrats, and Biden’s Supreme Court Nominee

Donald Trump speaking

Sounding ever more a candidate seeking the White House again, former President Donald Trump on Saturday night attacked Democrats as a party of “socialists and communists” so extreme that they chose a Supreme Court nominee who “can’t even say what a woman is.”

“A party that’s unwilling to admit that men and women are biologically different in defiance of all scientific and human history is a party that should not be anywhere near the levers of power in the United States,” Trump told a raucous rally in rural Georgia.

In a 90-minute speech, Trump also rallied Republicans to get behind gubernatorial candidate David Perdue and football star-turned-Senate candidate Herschel Walker and to defeat incumbent GOP Gov. Brian Kemp.

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Georgia Lt. Gov. Duncan’s Advocacy Group Launches Anti-Trump Ad Ahead of Former President’s Saturday Rally

Just days before former President Donald Trump is slated to hold a rally in Georgia, Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan (R) launched a statewide ad bashing the Trump and the direction of the GOP.

“Inflation at a 40-year high, open borders, national security threats – but some politicians would rather talk about conspiracy theories and past losses, letting liberal extremists take us in the wrong direction, a mistake our country simply can’t afford,” the ad begins. 

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Republican Governors Association Ad Boosts Brian Kemp in Georgia Gubernatorial Race

Brian Kemp of Georgia

The Republican Governors Association (RGA) launched a new ad to boost Governor Brian Kemp against his rivals in the Georgia gubernatorial race.

The new video, entitled “Results,” targets Democrat Stacey Abrams for seeking “fame,” while Kemp worked to enact policies to help residents of the state.

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David Perdue Harpoons Georgia Gov. Kemp’s Swamp Corruption

Live from Virginia Monday morning on The John Fredericks Show – weekdays on WNTW AM 820/ FM 92.7 – Richmond; WJFN FM 100.5 – Central Virginia; WMPH AM 1010 / FM 100.1 / FM 96.9 (7-9 p.m.) – Hampton Roads; WBRG AM 1050 / FM 105.1 – Lynchburg/Roanoke; and weekdays 6-10 a.m. and 24/7 stream – host Fredericks welcomed David Perdue to discuss his enthusiastic endorsement by Donald Trump for Governor of Georgia and his attempts to talk to Brian Kemp about 2020’s election integrity.

Fredericks: David Perdue joining us now, running for governor, Georgia. That’ll be decided primary May 24th. And zero chance of that being a runoff.

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LeVell: Trump ‘The Number One Kingmaker in the GOP, Period’

Bruce LeVell

The Star News Network’s National Political Editor, Neil W. McCabe, visited Dunwoody, Georgia, on Wednesday and spoke to former Diversity Advisor Bruce LeVell under President Trump about why the president appealed to black voters.

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Perdue Tells The Star News Network: I Am Running For Governor Because Kemp ‘Sold Us Out’

Neil W. McCabe, the national political editor of The Star News Network, interviewed former U.S. Senator David A. Perdue Jr. about his challenge to Gov. Brian P. Kemp in the May 24 GOP primary.

Perdue said with the backing of President Donald J. Trump, he is working to unite the Georgia Republican Party after Kemp triggered a schism over his refusal to address irregularities in the 2020 election.

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Governor Kemp Maintains Lead Over GOP Challenger David Perdue, Fox News Poll Shows

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp maintains a solid lead over Republican primary challenger David Perdue, according to a new Fox News poll.

Based on the survey, Kemp has gathered 50 percent of support from GOP primary voters, compared to Perdue’s 39 percent.

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New Georgia Electric Car Manufacturer Connected to George Soros

Georgia gubernatorial candidate David Perdue said this week that incumbent Governor Brian Kemp provided state-backed financial incentives to an electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer tied to George Soros. Bloomberg reported this week that Soros does invest in the EV company Rivian.

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Former President Trump Endorses Buckhead City Movement, Blasts ‘RINOs’ Who ‘Don’t Deliver’

Former President Donald Trump on Saturday endorsed a movement to establish a new city, Buckhead, as one separate from the City of Atlanta.

Residents of the region organized the movement following a series of decisions from leaders in Atlanta that, they argue, led to a spike in crime.

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Another Republican, Matt Richards, Drops Out of Race to Replace Jody Hice

Matt Richards, running to replace Representative Jody Hice (R-GA-10) in the U.S. House of Representatives, said Monday that his campaign has come to an end. Richards, on Facebook, said the best candidate to replace Hice in the 10th Congressional District is fellow Republican Mike Collins.

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Poll Shows Governor Kemp, U.S. Senate Candidate Herschel Walker Leading in Respective Georgia Republican Primary Races

A new poll, conducted by the Trafalgar Group, showed Governor Brian Kemp and U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker leading in their respective Republican primary races.

The survey, which spoke to 1,072 likely GOP primary voters, measured opinion on the Senate and gubernatorial races, in addition to efforts of local leaders in Buckhead to separate from the City of Atlanta.

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Brad Raffensperger Calls for More ‘Policing’ to Protect Georgia’s Election Integrity

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger this week said state officials must do more to protect the integrity of the state’s elections, and, toward that end, he said it’s time for the state to provide additional security. Raffensperger called for greater vigilance of elections in a statement that his office published Monday. He also said it was essential for state officials to take extra steps to protect voters and poll workers. Raffensperger said the state can accomplish this by dispatching state law enforcement resources at polling places, early voting locations, and county election offices where officials handle absentee ballots.

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Republican Governors Association Assists Brian Kemp’s 2022 Gubernatorial Campaign, but Not David Perdue’s

Brian Kemp

Members of The Republican Governors Association (RGA) are contributing money to assist Georgia Governor Brian Kemp’s reelection campaign. This, even though former U.S. Senator David Perdue, also a Republican, has challenged Perdue for his seat.

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Vernon Jones Drops Out of Georgia’s Gubernatorial Race, Announces Run for Congress

Republican Vernon Jones announced last spring that he would run for governor of Georgia to unseat incumbent and fellow Republican Brian Kemp, but on Monday Jones announced he will depart that race to run for Congress. Jones posted the news on Facebook and Twitter. He then endorsed another Republican for governor.

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Despite Heavy Rumors, Vernon Jones Not Resolving Mystery of Future Campaign Plans

  Media chatter suggests that Vernon Jones could soon drop out of the Georgia gubernatorial race, but the candidate gave no indication of that on either his Facebook page or his Twitter feed Thursday. Jones did not return The Georgia Star News’ request for comment. FOX News reported this week…

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Vernon Jones’ Most Recent Social Media Remarks Suggest He’s Uncertain If He’ll Remain in Georgia Governor’s Race

Republican Vernon Jones commented Wednesday about his status as a Republican gubernatorial candidate for Georgia, but the messages he sent seemed unclear and came across as mixed. This, after media outlets speculated that Jones might suspend his campaign and seek another office, per the supposed wishes of former President Donald Trump. Trump, in December, endorsed Republican David Perdue’s campaign to unseat incumbent GOP Governor Brian Kemp.

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Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate David Perdue Launches Statewide Tour, Promises Big Reforms

ALPHARETTA — Georgia gubernatorial candidate David Perdue on Tuesday launched a statewide tour to communicate his priorities to voters, and they include reforming the state’s election system and overhauling the way the state government collects taxes. Perdue launched his tour in Alpharetta. He said the Republican Party is currently divided. Perdue mentioned that former President Donald Trump endorsed him and added that Trump does not dispense such endorsements lightly.

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