good morning.Welcome to Tuesday U.S. politics blog. Settle down as it’s your first day in Georgia and several other states. It will be a crazy day.
It’s a kind of calculation day. Donald TrumpSupporters who support his big lie David Padew Take on the incumbent Brian Kemp In the long-awaited Republican primary for the Governor of Georgia.
Kemp was targeted by the former president by rejecting the block Joe BidenIt’s a state victory, but in many polls it leads former Georgia Senator Perdue by a reasonable margin.And last night Mike penceFormer Vice President Trump appeared at the rally for Kemp with another rebuke against his old boss.
Perdue’s defeat would seriously undermine Trump’s carefully crafted reputation as a Republican champion.
Other interesting races are taking place at TexasIncumbent Democrat Henry Claire Faced with tough challenges from progressive Jessica Cisneros,and AlabamaRepublican and Trump Loyalist Mo Brooks He is seeking a nomination for the Senate of the party that has lost Trump’s support.
Watch some major races throughout the day and do all the development later today on a colleague-hosted “off-hours” blog. Joan E Greve..
Other things we are looking at today are:
- Joe Biden He is returning from Asia Rippled Chinese feathers He commented on Taiwan’s defense, met with Indo-Pacific leaders, and strengthened US partnerships in the region.
- Rudy Giuliani Interfered with the January 6 home investigation Donald TrumpThe Guardian learned his efforts to overturn his election defeat during Friday’s long testimony. The former president’s private lawyer refused to discuss the involvement of Republican politicians in Trump’s plot.
- Meanwhile, a New York criminal investigation into Trump’s commerce has summoned his longtime executive aide to take testimony next week.State Attorney General Leticia James Will ask a question Lornagraph About financial statements that are considered fraudulent.
- vice president Kamala Harris Wear at Alina Romanovsky As an Iraqi ambassador, and Deborah Lipstadt As a special envoy to monitor and fight anti-Semitism.
US Primary: Voters Testing Trump’s Power Against Republicans – Live | Georgia
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