exclusive: Republicans Senator David Perdue of Georgia highlighted the fact that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer was the first in the campaign against Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff. A well-known comment published in a TV show.
Shared with Spot-Fox News First-Fei said that if elected, Ossoff will help Schumer and House Speaker Pelosi “fundamentally change America.”
Senator makes “big investment” in Georgia runoff election
The two-seat final election for the Republican Senate in Georgia will be held on January 5. They will decide whether the Republican Party will continue to maintain its majority in the House of Representatives or whether the Democrats will control both houses of Congress. The white house.
The Perdue campaign stated that the location will be broadcast on statewide radio, cable and satellite television on Friday. Schumer commented a week ago: “Now, we occupy Georgia. Then we changed America.”
“You heard his voice. Chuck Schumer tried to use Georgia to win a majority in the Senate and fundamentally change the United States. “Schumer, Pelosi, will Osoff change? Refund the police. Voting rights for illegal immigrants. Washington, DC is the 51st state. “
Then, the ad contained a passage from Osoff, who warned “before trusting them, say “change is coming to America.” Vote for Perdue to stop them.
Campaign manager Ben Fry told Fox News that “the only way to save the United States is to save the Republican majority in the Senate by re-electing David Perdue.”
The highlight of Perdue’s campaign was the recent discovery of Schumer’s comments. The reelection arm of the Republican Party in the Senate, the National Republican Senate Committee (NRSC), watched the online video immediately after the Schumer short film became popular last weekend.
NRSC chairman Scott will join Schumer
The ad that began on television in Georgia this week-serving as the upcoming NRSC chairman, star of Florida Senator Rick Scott-also showed Schumer clips. Scott will run in Georgia on Friday with Perdue and appointed Senator Kelly Loeffler. The Republican candidate is the state’s other Senate final election.
At the same time, due to the strong support of President Trump, the Democrats are targeting Perdue and Loeffler.
“The ticket to the Republican Party of Georgia is made up of a pair of corrupt, out-of-contact politicians who have profited from the pandemic and will take away Georgians’ healthcare at all costs. Obviously, David Perdue ) And Kelly Loeffler (Kelly Loeffler) are not ready for prime time. We are concentrating on releasing their recordings in the next few months.” Senate Majority PAC Chairman JB Poersch said that both current and candidate Democrats in the Senate Obtain external support.
Ossoff was his first candidate. He did not mention Perdue by name and did not publicly criticize Republicans. But in a commercial broadcast last week, the Democratic candidate indirectly repeated his main argument that Perdue weakened the response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Osoff told the camera at the scene: “The road to recovery is clear. First, we listen to the control of medical experts to control this virus. Then, we provide stronger support for small businesses and working families to reduce taxes. Support the economy.” “Now is the time to make a historic infrastructure plan to get people back to work and invest in our future. We need leaders to come together to do this work together.”
Georgian Senate Runoff Election Potential Republican White House Hope for 2024
The Republican Party occupied a 53-47 majority in the 2020 election and faces a challenging election map. However, due to the excessive performance of Republicans, Democrats’ hopes of obtaining a majority in the Senate in last week’s election were dashed.
The current balance of power resulting from the election is 50 Republicans and 48 Democrats. This means that the Democratic Party must win the runoff elections of these two Georgias to make it 50-50 in the Senate. In the elected Vice President Kamala Harris will be the run-off vote, combing the party’s weak majority in the room.
In Georgia, if no candidate can get 50% of the vote, state law stipulates that he must enter the finals, but Perdue tried his best to miss the opportunity to avoid voting. His current turnout rate is 49.75%, and almost all votes are counted. Ossoff fell behind by about 87,000 votes.
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In another game, Loeffler won nearly 26% of the vote in a special election against 20 candidates in the last two years of the former Republican Senator Johnny Isakson’s tenure-with The Democrat Raphael Warnock (Raphael Warnock) confronted, the latter won nearly 33% of the vote.
Political parties and external groups are pouring large amounts of money and resources into the two runoff elections.