Former Vice President Mike Pence will headline a rally for Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on the eve of the state’s May 24 GOP primary.
Politico noted it is Pence’s “most aggressive move yet in defiance” of former President Donald Trump,” who has endorsed David Perdue in the primary.
The outlet noted Kemp is one of Trump’s top Republican targets in the midterms and has attacked him since the governor refused to overturn the state’s vote count in the 2020 election.
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“Brian Kemp is my friend, a man dedicated to faith, family, and the people of Georgia,” Pence said. “I am proud to offer my full support for four more years of Brian Kemp as governor of the great state of Georgia.”
In March, Trump had praised Perdue at a fundraiser held for the former senator.
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“Thank you all for being here to support a true America First warrior and the next governor of the great state of Georgia, David Perdue,” Trump said to the crowd.
“David is a fearless and outstanding conservative leader, and he is the only candidate who can beat Stacey ‘the hoax’ Abrams this November.”
He also ripped Kemp, calling him a RINO (Republican In Name Only). Continue reading at Newsmax.