The center of the American political world is south of the Mason Dixon line these days, as the State of Georgia stands poised to determine the balance of the US Senate in the coming weeks.
There are two races currently occurring in the Peach State, both of which for the higher chamber of Congress, and both in what the state refers to as “runoff” races. These are contests that were too close to call in November, and will be decide by a revote on January 5th.
In order to drum up supports for the Republicans on the tickets, President Trump is planning to visit the dirty south.
President Trump said he likely would travel to Georgia to campaign for Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue ahead of their runoff elections.
Fox News has learned that the Peach State trip would take place on Saturday, Dec. 5.
The president called the Georgia voting system a “fraudulent system” and called Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensberger the “enemy of the people.”
“I told [the senators] today, I said ‘Listen, you have a fraudulent system’,” Trump told reporters on Thursday.
Trump then dropped his harsh take on Raffensberger.
“I understand, the secretary of state, who is really, he’s an enemy of the people,” the president continued. “whether he’s Republican or not.”
There are fears among some Republicans that Trump’s interjection into the race could harm Perdue and Loeffler’s chances, particularly as GOP support for the President’s electoral battle continues to dwindle.
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