Tag Archives: Brian Kemp

Allies Of GA Governor Launch “Stop Stacey” Website

The Washington Post reports: Stacey Abrams has yet to formally announce whether she will seek a rematch next year against Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, but allies of the Republican incumbent on Monday launched a new outside group aimed at reining in her ambitions. Leaders of the new independent committee, known as “Stop Stacey,” describe it as “a national, grassroots organization …

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Georgia Gov Roasts Giuliani For Latest Attack [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: This week Cobb County completed a signature audit that found only two mismatches out of thousands, and concluded there were no fraudulent absentee ballots. Rudy Giuliani, who has thrown out conspiracy after conspiracy in the ongoing election fight, called the audit a “joke.” Kemp fired back: “That’s a joke. He doesn’t know the Georgia Bureau of Investigation very …

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Hair Furor Demands Resignation Of Georgia Governor

The Savannah Morning News reports: In a tweet sent from the president’s personal account on Wednesday, President Donald Trump asked Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp to resign from his post over the president’s disagreement with the handling of the Nov. 3 election in Georgia. The president’s claims that he won the election have been proven false. The Georgia governor, along with …

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Trump Continues Attacks On Georgia Republicans

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump on Monday derided Georgia’s GOP leadership as turncoat “Republicans in name only” even as the party scrambles to stay unified for the crucial upcoming U.S. Senate run-off elections. Spewing unfounded claims about his loss in the state, Trump trashed Gov. Brian Kemp and top GOP lieutenants for failing to back his dead-end …

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GA Gov Lashes Out Over Attacks By QAnon Nutbags

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: “It has gotten ridiculous — from death threats, (claims of) bribes from China, the social media posts that my children are getting,” Kemp said. “We have the ‘no crying in politics rule’ in the Kemp house. But this is stuff that, if I said it, I would be taken to the woodshed and would never see …

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Trump Calls GOP Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp Demanding Overturn Of Election Result, Kemp Refuses To Comply

The Washington Post reports: President Trump called Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) on Saturday morning to urge him to persuade the state legislature to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state and asked the governor to order an audit of absentee ballot signatures, the latest brazen effort by the president to interfere in the 2020 election. Hours before he …

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Trump Lawyers Call For “Locking Up” GOP Georgia Gov, Say Joe Biden “Will Never Set Foot In The Oval Office”

Mediaite reports: Sidney Powell and Lin Wood, two prominent Trump-allied lawyers, went on the attack against Georgia’s Republican governor as part of a “Stop the Steal” rally, with Wood even saying Brian Kemp should be locked up. Just this week Powell, Wood, and Michael Flynn shared an ad that called on President Donald Trump to “declare a limited form of …

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GA Governor: I Won’t Break The Law To Help Trump

Raw Story reports: In particular, Kemp’s office took issue with Trump’s demand that he overrule Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensberger to conduct a signature-match audit of ballots, despite the fact that voters’ signatures were only used on the envelopes used to send in ballots, not the ballots themselves. “Georgia law prohibits the governor from interfering in elections,” said Kemp …

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Trump Continues Attack On “Hapless” GOP Georgia Gov

Fox News reports: On Monday, Georgia’s Camden County will begin its recount of the presidential race, where Joe Biden narrowly defeated President Donald Trump. Other Georgia counties have already started and that loss is bringing a chaotic political reality for the GOP in the state. As Trump continues to mount legal battles to his loss in Georgia and other swing …

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White Nationalists Protest “Traitor” Georgia Governor

Mediaite reports: Alt-right Youtuber Vincent James declared, in a video posted to Twitter on Saturday, that GOP Governor Brian Kemp is a “traitor” over failing to speak up about alleged widespread voter fraud in his state. James, alongside fellow white nationalist “groypers” lead by “Unite The Right” neo-Nazi rally attendee Nick Fuentes  [second video below], have been in Georgia since …

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GOP Georgia Gov Calls For Another Hand Recount

Fox News reports: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp certified the state’s presidential election results Friday in favor of President-elect Joe Biden — but called for another audit of the votes. Kemp told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution it was “completely unacceptable” that stashes of thousands of uncounted ballots were found in several counties during the manual hand recount after the initial results. After …

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Hannity: Georgia’s GOP Governor Is “Cowering In Fear”

“Tonight, serious issues surrounding Georgia’s consent decree — remember, sets two unequal verification standards on the voters in that state. Put simply, a Georgian, to vote in person, they’ve got to provide ID. “However, if you live in Georgia, you vote by mail, you provide a signature, that signature does not need to match the voter rolls. “In fact, Georgia …

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Quarantining GA Governor Allowed To Vote In Person

The Washington Post reports: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R), who is in quarantine after he was exposed to the coronavirus, can still cast his ballot in person Tuesday, health officials said. The state health department issued the new guidance — which applies to everyone who is sick, in isolation or in quarantine — on Sunday after questions surfaced about the …

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GA Ballots Mailed By Election Day Must Be Counted

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: A federal judge on Monday extended the deadline for absentee ballots to be returned in Georgia, ruling that they must be counted if postmarked by Election Day and delivered up to three days afterward. The decision will likely result in tens of thousands of ballots being counted after Nov. 3 that would have otherwise been rejected, …

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Georgia Gov Drops Mask Lawsuit Against Atlanta, Will Issue Exec Order Banning Cities From Mask Mandates

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday withdrew his lawsuit challenging the city of Atlanta’s mask mandate and coronavirus restrictions, ending a legal feud between the Republican governor and the Democratic leader of the state’s capital city over how to contain the pandemic. Kemp said he will instead sign an executive order Saturday that is expected to specify …

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GA Gov Rules Out Mask Mandate For Public Schools

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Gov. Brian Kemp on Monday ruled out ordering public school systems to impose mask mandates for returning students and teachers, echoing his preference that local education officials decide whether to require face coverings to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Kemp, speaking at the opening of a testing site at Hartsfield-Jackson airport, said he was confident …

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COVID Craters Ratings Of GOP Govs In Hard Hit States

Axios reports: The governors in four of the states hit hardest by the coronavirus have taken a massive hit in public approval over their handling of the pandemic, according to SurveyMonkey poll data shared exclusively with Axios. Why it matters: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, and Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp — all Republicans …

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Georgia Gov Sues Atlanta Mayor Over Mask Mandate

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Gov. Brian Kemp’s administration went to court Thursday seeking to block Atlanta from enacting coronavirus restrictions and requiring residents to wear masks, setting up a legal showdown between the state and local governments over efforts to contain the disease. The state filed a lawsuit challenging Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ July 10 decision to revert to …

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Georgia Gov Bans Cities From Requiring Face Masks

The Washington Post reports: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) signed an executive order Wednesday night explicitly banning cities from enacting their own mask mandates, even as the state experiences a sharp rise in coronavirus cases and other Republican governors are turning to mask orders to try to quell the surge. Kemp’s order voids existing mask mandates in more than a …

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Georgia Gov Blasts Atlanta Mayor Over New Lockdown

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has reinstated Phase 1 reopening guidelines after a steady surge in coronavirus cases. In following Phase 1 guidelines, residents should wear face masks, restaurants should close dining rooms, non-essential city facilities should close and individuals are encouraged to leave home only for essential trips. The Phase 1 guidelines conflict with guidance …

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