Tag Archives: Brian Kemp

GA Bill Bans Fundraising While Legislature Is In Session

Salon reports: Democrat Stacey Abrams and former Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue found themselves in an unlikely alliance last week after Georgia’s Republican governor, Brian Kemp, backed a rule change that could benefit his election chances — and not for the first time. Kemp, Georgia’s former secretary of state, has been repeatedly accused of abusing his power to aid his …

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Ex-Sen. David Purdue To Challenge GOP Georgia Gov

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Former U.S. Sen. David Perdue plans to challenge Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp in the Republican primary next year, according to multiple people with knowledge of his decision, setting up a divisive contest between two of the state’s leading GOP figures ahead of a likely general election matchup with Stacey Abrams. Perdue’s decision is expected to be …

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Seven GOP Governors To Sue Biden Over Vax Mandate

The Hill reports: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) will file a lawsuit in federal court challenging the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for federal contractors, his office announced Friday. Kemp and Attorney General Chris Carr (R) were joined on the complaint by leaders from Alabama, Idaho, Kansas, South Carolina, Utah, and West Virginia. It comes on the heels of a similar …

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GOP Georgia Gov Points To Failure Of “AIDS Vaccine Mandate” As Example Why COVID Mandates Will Fail

Salon reports: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, keeps mentioning the failed campaign to vaccinate Americans against the AIDS virus as an example of the pitfalls of healthcare mandates. Except the AIDS vaccine doesn’t exist. And there sure wasn’t a failed campaign to mandate it. He made the comments most recently on an episode of the right-wing commentator Erick Erickson’s …

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GA Gov Rages: The Far-Left Has Weaponized The DOJ

Via press release from GOP Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp: This lawsuit is born out of the lies and misinformation the Biden administration has pushed against Georgia’s Election Integrity Act from the start. Joe Biden, Stacey Abrams, and their allies tried to force an unconstitutional elections power grab through Congress – and failed. Now, they are weaponizing the U.S. Department of …

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Georgia Gov Booed At State GOP Convention [VIDEO]

Axios reports: Gov. Brian Kemp (R) was booed at the Georgia GOP convention, where a resolution was passed to censure Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger for ignoring former President Trump’s pressure to overturn the state’s 2020 election results. The action shows the grip Trump has on the Republican Party in the state. Raffensperger was censured for a “dereliction of …

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GA Repeals Citizens Arrest Law After Vigilante Killing

Law & Crime reports: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed bipartisan legislation on Monday repealing a Civil War-era citizen’s arrest law used to defend three white men accused of chasing down Ahmaud Arbery and fatally shooting him. The men claimed they suspected Arbery had just committed a crime. Lawmakers in the Georgia House and Senate passed HB 479 and thus overwhelmingly …

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Cultist “Big Lie” Spreader To Challenge Georgia Gov

The New York Times reports: Gov. Brian Kemp, the Georgia Republican who ranks high on former President Donald J. Trump’s list of enemies, will face a high-profile pro-Trump challenger in next year’s Republican primary: Vernon Jones, a former Democrat who, echoing the false claims of Mr. Trump, has called Georgia’s November presidential election “fixed” and “tainted.” Mr. Jones, a former …

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Georgia Gov Censured By Local GOP Because He “Stood By And Did Nothing” To Help Trump Overturn Election

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Gov. Brian Kemp’s footing might be firmer among fellow Republicans, but he still has plenty of work to do to shore up the grassroots GOP base. That’s the takeaway from a round of GOP meetings in recent days that saw Kemp get a standing ovation at a Cobb County GOP breakfast, but also receive overwhelming votes …

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Georgia Gov: Voters In Line Can Just Order Uber Eats

The Huffington Post reports: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said Tuesday voters waiting in line in Georgia could order food from Grubhub or UberEats after a new state law criminalized offers of free food and water near polling stations. “They can order a pizza,” Kemp said on the conservative cable news network Newsmax. “They can order Grubhub or UberEats, right?” Among …

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Georgia Gov: We Lost The All-Star Game Over “Big Lie”

Fox News reports: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Saturday said the decision to pull the Major League Baseball All-Star Game over objections to changes to his state’s voting laws was a “political play.” Appearing on “Fox & Friends Weekend,” Kemp said it was “unfortunate” that the league had “caved to cancel culture” and accused President Biden, Georgia activist Stacey Abrams …

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Georgia Gov Rages Over Losing All-Star Game: This Is Liberal Cancel Culture Brought By Stacey Abrams’ Lies

Via press release from Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp: Today, Major League Baseball caved to fear, political opportunism, and liberal lies. Georgians – and all Americans – should fully understand what the MLB’s knee-jerk decision means: cancel culture and woke political activists are coming for every aspect of your life, sports included. If the left doesn’t agree with you, facts and …

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GA Bill Was Signed Under Portrait Of Slave Plantation

News One reports: Adding insult to injury, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp appeared to metaphorically thumb his nose at his Black critics in particular by signing the state’s voter suppression bill into law while seated in front of a painting of a “back-breaking” plantation that “thrived” from slave labor. Kemp signed the bill Thursday evening amid national outcry at the restrictions …

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Voting Rights Groups Sue GA Over Suppression Law

ABC News reports: A lawsuit has been filed challenging Georgia’s new law imposing voting restrictions. The 35-page lawsuit has been filed by three voting rights groups claiming the law violates voters’ rights and will make it harder for lawful Georgia voters to take part in state elections. The lawsuit says SB 202 will impose unnecessary and burdensome new identification requirements …

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Georgia Gov Signs Voter Suppression Bill Into Law

The Associated Press reports: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday signed into law a sweeping Republican-sponsored overhaul of state elections that includes new restrictions on voting by mail and gives the legislature greater control over how elections are run. Democrats and voting rights groups say the law will disproportionately disenfranchise voters of color. It is part of a wave of …

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Georgia Gov Would “Absolutely” Back Trump In 2024

Axios reports: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) told Fox News Wednesday he’d “absolutely” support former President Trump if he becomes the Republican Party’s 2024 presidential nominee. Trump has repeatedly lambasted Kemp since the governor resisted his pressure to overturn President Biden’s 2020 election win in Georgia — notably in an hourlong phone call that is now being investigated in the …

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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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