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  • with less than two weeks before early voting is set to begin in Georgia's high stakes Senate runoff elections, the candidates are ratcheting up their campaigns, looking to motivate voters to rush to the polls and especially young people here in Georgia make a plan to vote.

  • We have the coalition if we show up.

  • We went Democratic candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock on Friday took part in a virtual get out the vote rally with former president Barack Obama.

  • Thank you, Georgia, who stressed the importance of Georgia's upcoming election not just for the state but for the entire country.

  • That's because if Republicans win either race, they will keep their majority in the sentence, giving them power to block most of President elect Joe Biden's policy priorities.

  • The special election in Georgia is going to determine ultimately the course of the Biden presidency.

  • On the other side of the aisle, Republican Senator David Perdue told supporters that keeping control of the Senate was key to thwarting what he said were priorities for Democratic leader Chuck Schumer.

  • And here's what's coming.

  • He's going to pack the court.

  • He's gonna add Democratic seats to the Senate.

  • He's going to get rid of the Electoral College.

  • But as President Donald Trump continues to repeat baseless claims about fraud and corrupted voting machines in Georgia, he's put Republican leaders in the awkward position of asking people to vote while supporting Trump's claim that the system is rigged.

  • I know we've all got our doubts about the last election, my fellow Americans.

  • If you don't vote, they win.

  • And despite Trump's attacks on mail in voting, vice President Mike Pence on Friday said that actually, absentee voting is fine.

  • Now we're on them.

  • This time we're watching, we're going to secure our polls.

  • We're going to secure our Dropbox is so get an absentee ballot and vote and vote today.

  • President Trump's campaign on Friday said it filed a lawsuit in Georgia seeking to invalidate the presidential election results.

  • They're probably the most fraudulent election that anyone's ever seen.

  • Trump, who has previously attacked Georgia's Republican governor and secretary of state for not helping him overturned the election results, is scheduled to hold a rally on Saturday in Georgia, where Republicans hope he will urge his base to vote for Purdue and Kelly Leffler.

  • But they worry Trump's repeated attacks on Georgia Republicans over his election loss could prompt his base to stay home.

with less than two weeks before early voting is set to begin in Georgia's high stakes Senate runoff elections, the candidates are ratcheting up their campaigns, looking to motivate voters to rush to the polls and especially young people here in Georgia make a plan to vote.

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Big names descend on Georgia as Senate runoffs heat up

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/05
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