Placeholder Image

Subtitles section Play video

  • the battle for two US Senate seats in Georgia heated up on Sunday, contenders in a January runoff faced off for what will likely be their last debate ahead of a race that will determine control of the U.

  • S Senate.

  • Republican Senator Kelly Leffler took on Democratic challenger the Reverend Raphael Warnock, touching on issues from the pandemic to the November presidential election.

  • President Donald Trump has called that race rigged without providing evidence.

  • Leffler sidestepped a question over whether she agreed.

  • You know, it's unfortunate that the, UM focus is on a debate about who won the election when this process is still playing out and President Trump has every right to every legal recourse.

  • Trump has not yet conceded to President elect Joe Biden, and he's thrown his weight behind the two Republicans vying for Georgia's Senate seats, even holding a rally there over the weekend At the debate, Leffler said Warnock was a radical liberal and anti police an accusation Warnock denied.

  • I do not want to defund the police and Kelly Leffler knows it, but she keeps saying this because she wants to distract from her own record.

  • She's done nothing to provide relief for ordinary people, the folks I'm seeing all across the state who are in pain in the middle of this pandemic.

  • Meanwhile, the Democratic challenger in the other runoff, Jon Ossoff, was left facing an empty podium.

  • Republican Senator David Perdue opted out of the debate.

  • Senator Purdue, I suppose, doesn't feel that he can handle himself in debate or perhaps is concerned that he may incriminate himself in debate.

  • The Justice Department wrapped up in inquiry last year in to produce frequent stock trades as a senator without charges.

  • Democrats face an uphill battle in Georgia President elect Joe Biden won the state in a narrow victory, but Georgia has not elected a Democratic senator in 20 years.

the battle for two US Senate seats in Georgia heated up on Sunday, contenders in a January runoff faced off for what will likely be their last debate ahead of a race that will determine control of the U.

Subtitles and vocabulary

Operation of videos Adjust the video here to display the subtitles

B2 debate senator georgia democratic senate challenger

Three candidates, one empty podium at Georgia debate

  • 2 0
    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/08
Video vocabulary