50 minutes | Dec 1st 2020

Political Rewind: Georgia GOP At Crossroads As Chasm Widens Within The Party

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Tuesday on Political Rewind: The big Republican names in politics are all planning to visit Georgia to help rally supporters in the lead up to the state’s crucial congressional races on the ballot in the Jan. 5 primary. President Donald Trump is expected to visit this weekend, while Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit Savannah on Friday. Some Republican state leaders raised concerns the President could devote more time to airing his grievances than to encouraging his supporters to vote in the runoffs. Meanwhile, divisions in the Georgia Republican party remains stark with six weeks before the runoff. In a Fox News interview, Sen. Kelly Loeffler failed to defend Gov. Brian Kemp from the increasingly personal attacks he is facing from the president and his supporters. Our panelists included: Dr. Andra Gillespie, Professor of Political Science and Director in the James Weldon Johnson Institute on Race at Emory University; Tamar Hallerman, Senior Reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Mary Margaret Oliver , State Representative (D-Decatur); and Brian Robinson — GOP Political Consultant and President of Robinson Republic
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