Exclusive: David Perdue Offers to Buy Bernie Sanders, Other Socialists Plane Tickets to Georgia to Back Jon Ossoff in Runoff

Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) is offering to buy his socialist colleague, Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent who caucuses with Democrats, and other congressional socialists plane tickets so they can campaign with Democrat Jon Ossoff ahead of the January 5 runoff in Georgia.

Perdue also offered to buy a plane ticket for socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), who like Sanders supports Ossoff, to campaign for the Georgia Democrat.

“Jon Ossoff is eager to put his socialist supporters like AOC and Bernie on liberal cable news shows, but he won’t have them come down and campaign for him in Georgia,” Perdue told Breitbart News exclusively on Saturday. “Is he worried they’ll expose him for the radical trust fund socialist that he really is? I’ve been proud to hit the trail with conservative leaders like Vice President Pence and our president, Donald Trump. Ossoff should be willing to do the same with his top supporters. If his campaign won’t buy plane tickets for Bernie and AOC, we would be happy to buy their tickets.”

Perdue’s statement comes after Sanders appeared on MSNBC on Saturday morning hyping Ossoff and the other Democrat Senate candidate, Rev. Raphael Warnock. Warnock will face Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) in the other runoff on January 5.

“We’re all working as hard as we can to make sure that the two Democratic candidates win in Georgia,” Sanders said on MSNBC on Saturday. “Those two elections will clearly have a profound impact on everybody in our country”:

Ossoff has similarly publicly embraced Sanders and his radical socialist agenda, per the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, which described the Georgia Democrat’s “embrace” of Sanders as a “shift for Georgia Democrats.”

“I welcome his support,” Ossoff said of Sanders during a recent CNN interview. “His advocacy for ensuring that health care is a human right in this country, for putting the interests of working families over corporate interests is welcome, is necessary, is appreciated. And so is his support.”

While Ossoff is welcoming of Sanders’ support, which Sanders continues pushing forward publicly as recently as this weekend, Sanders has not yet made a campaign trip to Georgia to appear with Ossoff and Warnock yet. Neither has Ocasio-Cortez, who has also been publicly supportive of the Georgia Democrat candidates.

Republicans pounced on the Sanders comments on Saturday to link Ossoff and Warnock to the radical socialist from Vermont as much as possible.

“Socialism is on the ballot on January 5 in the form of Jon Ossoff and radical Raphael Warnock, and Georgians must reject them and their radical socialist agenda,” Georgia GOP spokeswoman Abigail Sigler said in response. “Socialist Bernie Sanders, AOC, and radical left-wing groups like BLM PAC are all in for Warnock and Ossoff so they can turn America into a socialist country. We cannot allow that to happen. We must send David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler back to the Senate to fight for the America we know and love.”

Perdue’s spokesman, John Burke, had a similarly aggressive message.

“Bernie Sanders can’t contain his excitement at the thought of Jon Ossoff joining him in the United States Senate, and the admiration is clearly mutual,” Burke said.”He knows Ossoff would give him a clear pathway to destroying our healthcare system, ramming socialist schemes through Congress, and taxing our middle class into poverty. Georgia can’t let Bernie Sanders’ favorite candidate win in January.”

While Ossoff and Warnock have shied away from appearing publicly on the campaign trail with radicals such as Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez—even though they wink and nod their support for each other back and forth in the press from a distance—Perdue and Loeffler have embraced with open arms the boldest conservative leaders in the GOP.

President Donald Trump, for instance, is campaigning with them on Saturday in Valdosta, Georgia, the president’s first major public appearance since the election on November 3. Vice President Mike Pence made his second trip to Georgia on Friday to back the Senate GOP candidates with a rally in Savannah.

Republicans will definitely have at least 50 seats in the U.S. Senate next year, while Democrats will have at least 48 seats. If Democrats take these two runoff seats in Georgia, that means the Senate would split 50-50—and whoever is Vice President of the United States would be the tie-breaking vote. As it stands right now, despite Trump’s challenges to the election results, former Vice President Joe Biden—the Democrat candidate for president—leads in enough places to win, and Trump has not as of yet successfully overturned any of the states in which he is challenging the results. In the scenario where Biden wins, if the Senate is 50-50, that would mean Biden’s running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), would be the tie-breaking vote in the Senate and throw the majority in the upper chamber of Congress to the Democrats. That would mean Democrats would control the floor of the Senate and all of the committees.


Rep. Elect Dr. Ronny Jackson: ‘I Don’t Know that We’ll Recover’ if Republicans Lose Georgia Runoffs

Congressman-Elect and former White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson (R-TX) joined SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday where he discussed the highly contentious Georgia Senate runoff elections set for January 5.

“There’s a lot of talk about what he’s gonna do, or what he’s gonna say, once he gets there or if he is going to distract the efforts to get Loeffler and Perdue elected because he’s going to talk about what’s going on in the election,” Jackson told host Matthew Boyle about President Donald Trump visiting the state for a rally. “I hope he does both. I do not want him to let this go.”

Jackson went on to say that the efforts against Trump in the election were a “big deal.”

“We have to make a big deal about it because if we don’t, we will never get it back,” Jackson said. “They will set a precedent and things will happen in our future that ultimately destroy the Republican Party. He has to talk about that… he also has to let people know how important this runoff for the Senate is.”

“If we lose these two Senate seats, I don’t know that we’ll ever recover from it,” he added. “We will not be the same country, ten, twenty, thirty years from now because it opens the flood gate for everything they’ve been talking about.”

Jackson also said with a Democrat majority in the Senate, they will “put the final blow on small businesses” with regulations. “Small businesses are just barely hanging on right now. They will be completely devastated if they take the Senate back.”

Jackson also had a message for those who have suggested that supporters of President Trump not take part in the runoff elections.

“If you’re out there and you’re saying that you support President Trump and you’re upset about what happened to President Trump and then you’re telling people that you’re not going to vote in the Senate race, you’re a hypocrite,” Jackson said. “If you really care about keeping America great, you have to vote in this Senate election. You have to vote for our Republicans in this.”

“If you want to support President Trump, the best thing you can do right now is to make sure that we win both of these Senate races,” Jackson added. “Regardless of what happens to President Trump, I guarantee you this man isn’t going away. This fight’s not over.”

The runoff elections between Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and her Democrat challenger Raphael Warnock, and another between Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) and his Democrat opponent Jon Ossoff, are scheduled for January 5 in the Peach State.

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Vice President Mike Pence Warns at Georgia Rally: ‘If You Don’t Vote, They Win’

SAVANNAH, Georgia — Vice President Mike Pence warned at a rally Friday for Republican Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler that Georgians who refrain from voting in the upcoming Senate runoff election would be handing a win to Democrats.

Pence said at the rally, “I know we’ve all got our doubts about the last election, and I actually hear some people saying, ‘Just don’t vote’” — a comment that comes after attorneys Sidney Powell and Lin Wood told people this week not to vote in the upcoming runoffs because of allegations that voter fraud occurred in the presidential election.

“My fellow Americans, if you don’t vote, they win,” Pence said to the crowd of several hundred. “If you don’t vote, there could be nothing to stop Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi from cutting our military, raising taxes, passing the agenda to the radical left.”

If the Democrats win both Georgia seats and Joe Biden survives legal challenges from the Trump campaign, they would control the House and the presidency with the Senate deadlocked. Democrat Sen. Kamala Harris would be the tiebreaking vote in the event of a 50–50 tie.

Pence said a Senate majority “could be the last line of defense” for Republicans but reiterated comments he made at a rally last month that President Donald Trump is continuing to pursue lawsuits over the election results and that they would fight “until every illegal vote is thrown out.”

As voices like those of Powell and Wood, who are not affiliated with Trump’s legal team, demand voters do not participate in the high-stakes runoff election because of the alleged voter fraud, Trump and his team, by contrast, have repeatedly urged Georgians to vote.

Pence said, “Stay in the fight for integrity in our elections. …We need you to vote, Georgia.”

The vice president called on voters to check their registrations and reminded them they could request an absentee ballot through December 31. He added, “You request that absentee ballot, I want you to be confident about your vote.”

A record 1.3 million absentee votes out of five million votes total were cast for the presidential election in Georgia, a state Biden appears to have won by about 12,000, assuming Trump’s legal challenges do not succeed.

Georgia absentee ballots have faced particular scrutiny from the president and his legal team after a hand recount in the state did not include checking voter signatures on envelopes.

Fox 40 reported that as of Monday, more than 940,000 absentee ballots had been requested for the upcoming runoffs.

Pence assured the crowd, “We’re on them this time. We’re watching. We’re gonna secure our polls. We’re gonna secure our drop boxes, so get an absentee ballot and vote, and vote today. Don’t wait. Fill it out and turn it in.”

The vice president then quipped to those who opted to vote in person, “And remember, friends don’t let friends vote alone. Bring a family member, bring a neighbor, and vote to send David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler back to Washington, DC.”

Watch Pence’s full remarks here.

Write to Ashley Oliver at aoliver@breitbart.com.


Newt Gingrich: Lin Wood, Sidney Powell’s ‘Don’t Vote Strategy’ Would ‘Cripple America’

ATLANTA — Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said Thursday that attorneys Lin Wood and Sidney Powell urging Georgia Republicans not to vote in the upcoming Senate runoff elections would “cripple America.”

“Lin Wood and Sidney Powell are totally destructive,” Gingrich, who represented Georgia in the U.S. House for 20 years, wrote on social media. “Every Georgia conservative who cares about America MUST vote in the runoff. Their dont [sic] vote strategy will cripple America.”

Powell and Wood held a press conference on Wednesday, where Powell told Georgians not to vote in the upcoming Senate runoff elections, a message that directly contradicts President Donald Trump’s call for Georgians to turn out to reelect Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA).

“I think I would encourage all Georgians to make it known that you will not vote at all until your vote is secure, and I mean that regardless of party,” Powell said Thursday.

Should Loeffler and Perdue lose their Senate seats, and should the Electoral College confirm Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential race, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) would become vice president and the tie-breaking vote in the Senate. In effect, this would make Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) the next leader of the Senate.

Breitbart News’ Matthew Boyle reported on Wednesday that Wood has donated to Democrats for decades, including former President Barack Obama and Michelle Nunn, Perdue’s 2014 opponent.

“This demonstrates that he has a long history of supporting Democrats against Perdue in particular but also against Georgia Republicans in U.S. Senate races in the state,” Boyle wrote.

Wood responded on social media, insisting he is “nonpartisan.” He added he became “partisan” this election cycle because of his love for President Donald Trump.

Wood also said that he has donated to many Republicans, including Sen. Perdue and Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA).

“How did Briebart [sic] miss these facts? Guess some people do not want the fraud in GA election to be discovered,” he added. “I did not donate to. @BrianKempGA.”

Powell and Wood’s calls for Georgians not to vote in the runoffs come as the Never Trump Lincoln Project urged voters to give the Senate majority to Schumer by voting for Warnock and Ossoff.

 Sean Moran is a congressional reporter for Breitbart News. Follow him on Twitter @SeanMoran3.


GOP, Democrats Allow Mike Lee’s Middle Class Replacement Bill to Pass Senate

Every Republican and Democratic senator has let Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) pass a bill through the Senate that will supercharge the outsourcing of the white-collar jobs needed by America’s professional class and its college-educated children.

Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016 while promising to curb immigration and the huge H-1B program, said Kevin Lynn, founder of U.S. Tech Workers, a group that opposes the visa worker programs. He can veto the bill, or he can sign this bill when it is buried in the huge coronavirus bailout bill, Lynn said, adding, “If this is what Trump wants to be his legacy, well, good luck with that.”

“They’re going to turn millions of white-collar people into blue-collar people,” said Jay Palmer, a civil-rights activist working against human trafficking and the corporate displacement of Americans.

The bill hits “doctors, accounting, insurance people, teachers, graphics designers, pharmacists … [denies] college students from ever having an opportunity to get meaningful jobs, it floods the market, draws down wages, and makes people dependent on big government,” he said.

“Ninety percent of the Senators do to know what this bill means,” he added.

Lee’s S.386 bill helps the Fortune 500 and Silicon Valley firms to annually trade green cards to 140,000 mid-skilled foreign workers in exchange for taking the starter jobs and routine jobs needed by U.S. graduates of all ages — especially as the country emerges from the coronavirus crash.

The bill is carefully designed to help the Fortune 500 companies reward their imported workforce of roughly 400,000 Indian workers who are waiting to get the green cards they expected in exchange for taking jobs from Americans years ago.

Under current rules, U.S. companies can only provide about 70,000 green cards to foreign workers per year, with a maximum of about 11,000 for Indian workers. But the Lee bill would bump that number up to a maximum of 140,000 cards, including perhaps 100,000 cards for Indians per year.

More importantly, the tenfold increase in green cards for Indians will allow U.S. companies to recruit and import many more lower-wage graduates from India via the uncapped Occupational Practical Training (OPT) work permit program.

At least 500,000 additional lower-wage foreign graduates — mostly Indians — have taken mainstream while-collar jobs to help them compete for slots in employer-run H-1B program. Once in the H-1B program, the lower-wage workers compete to get sponsored green cards and then continue working for additional years until they finally get their green cards, and soon after, their citizenship.

This hidden population of foreigners who are working for green cards is the “Green Card Workforce” that is used to undermine and sideline millions of American graduates. Lee’s bill will dramatically increase that Fortune 500, lower-wage, no-rights, university graduate, sweatshop workforce.

India’s government has pushed for the Lee legislation, partly because its economic strategy relies on deal-making with U.S. investors and CEOs to put millions of Indian graduates in white-collar jobs throughout the United States. In turn, U.S. companies get easier access to India’s growing marketplace.

The bill also cements the tech sector’s control over technology because it allows CEOs to corral the technology by minimizing the recruitment, training, and promotion of the U.S. graduates who may later quit to develop rival products. “There’s collusion within these big tech companies to preserve their monopoly status,” said Lynn. “The best way to do that is to block the sneakernet, you know, one person going from one company to another taking what’s between their ears with them.”

That labor policy has already damaged the nation’s technology leadership, insiders tell Breitbart News, partly because the foreign workers have no workplace rights and cannot enforce professional standards whenever executives demand more cost-cutting, for example, in the design of passenger aircraft, government software, computer chips, or wireless technology.

Lee used a little-known “Unanimous Consent” process to pass the bill, without any hearings or floor debate.

The process is normally used to pass minor uncontroversial bills, and it allows a senator to pass a bill if no other senators stand to object.

During 2020, Lee’s tactic was blocked by single objections from Sen. David Perdue (R-GA), Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), and Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL). Each time, Lee negotiated a deal with the objecting senator and returned with another Unanimous Consent motion.

The Senate is akin to a club where the senators quietly offer each other informal favors to get reelected or pass legislation. That quiet cooperation ensures that Lee could not have passed his outsourcing bill without quiet approval from GOP Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and many GOP senators.

More obviously, if even one Democrat and Republican senator had objected, Lee’s bill would have failed.

For example, shortly before Lee spoke on the Senate floor, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) was on the floor denouncing the Trump administration for not protecting the workplace safety of blue-collar meatpackers. Brown could have blocked Lee’s damaging bill but declined to do so.

Activists hoped that Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) or Perdue would block the bill, but both were campaigning in Georgia. Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) also declined to block the bill.

McConnell did not stop Lee’s bill even though it threatens the GOP’s weakening position in states such as Georgia, Texas, and North Carolina where the visa worker programs have imported many Indian, Chinese, and other foreign workers. The inflow of visa workers has already helped the GOP lose control of Virginia and New Jersey.

Minority Leader Chuck Schumer also allowed the bill to pass even though it will deeply damage the income and professional status of the Democrats’ core group of college graduate progressives.

Lee’s bill may yet be quietly blocked by McConnell — but it can also be copied by House Democrats into the pending coronavirus spending bill. In turn, GOP senators could pretend to oppose its inclusion in the spending bill — but then sent it to the White House for Trump’s signature.

Trump may promise to veto the bill — but he too is being pressured by business groups while he considers whether or not to run for the White House in 2024.

The massive white-collar replacement bill has been quietly marketed by investors and corporations for many years as a no-fuss correction of a difficult-to-understand quirk in immigration law. In 2019, the business groups, for example, slipped it through the House as H.R. 1044, as the “Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act.”

This stealth strategy has muffled Hill opposition, partly because it minimizes publicity from white-collar journalists at the pro-diversity New York Times, Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post, or the corporate ABC, NBC, and CBS TV networks.

The stealth strategy was adopted after the public rejected the high-profile Gang of Eight amnesty in 2013 and 2014 and ejected five Democratic senators in the 2014 election.

The stealth strategy is also aided by the investor-funded push to protect the DACA migrants and is also being used to put migrants into skilled blue-collar jobs.

Lee’s bill bars the award of green cards to Chinese workers. That section will give GOP senators something to tout if the legislation is included in a coronavirus bill — even though it will likely later be stripped out by the Supreme Court.

Breitbart News has extensively covered the campaign to pass Lee’s S.386 giveaway.


Records: Lin Wood Has for Decades Voted for, Donated to Democrats Including Barack Obama and David Perdue’s 2014 Opponent

Georgia-based attorney Lin Wood is getting lots of attention for urging supporters of President Donald Trump to break with the president and not vote for GOP Sens. David Perdue (R-GA) and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) in the upcoming January 5 runoff elections.

Wood’s public comments run counter to President Trump’s own public statements and wishes, as the president has repeatedly urged his supporters to support Loeffler and Perdue and is heading to Valdosta, Georgia, on Saturday to rally with the GOP senators. Wood’s comments are also in line with what top national Democrats are pushing for, as Breitbart News has reported a national anti-Trump Democrat Super PAC called “Really American PAC” is running billboards carrying a message nearly identical to what Wood is saying.

While Wood made his comments purportedly as a self-described supporter of Trump, while donning a red “Make America Great Again” ball cap, the real story here is that Wood is by no means a Republican and there is no record in Georgia of him ever voting for President Trump—in 2016 or in 2020—in the Republican primaries. While Wood did vote in the 2020 and 2016 general elections in Georgia—there are no records in Georgia of him pulling a GOP primary ballot in 2016 or 2020, the two years President Trump was on the ticket. Ironically, in both the 2020 and 2016 general elections, state records show that Wood voted absentee—by mail—in Georgia, part of the same system he is now railing against.

In addition to Trump himself, Vice President Mike Pence is making a second trip to Georgia later this week to campaign for Loeffler and Perdue and the president’s eldest son Donald Trump Jr. has been vocal in his support for them as well.

That’s what is so interesting about these people claiming to support the president’s interests telling Georgians not to back the president’s candidates for Senate in the runoffs. But maybe it is not so complicated when looking at the voting history and political donation history of the chief instigator of this narrative, Wood. Wood has long supported Democrats in the state of Georgia, and now with U.S. Senate hanging in the balance he has positioned himself as a leading voice of the MAGA movement. Republicans currently have at least 50 seats in the Senate going into next year and Democrats currently have at least 48 seats.

If Democrats were to take both of these runoff elections and tie the Senate 50-50 next year, then assuming Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden emerges victorious from President Trump’s election results challenges the Democrats would then take control of the upper chamber of Congress. While Trump is still pursuing challenges, every state in which he is contesting the results has certified a win for Biden–making the president’s battle even more of a long shot. In a scenario where Biden emerges victorious, and the Democrat candidates Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock win these Senate seats in Georgia’s runoffs, that would mean now Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)–who would be Vice President of the United States in that situation–would cut ties in the Senate and now Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) would become the majority leader and control the floor and committees of the Senate.

Maybe that’s why Wood, who backed Democrats for years until Trump, is urging Trump supporters to throw the election to the Democrats. Georgia records show that Wood has voted in every general election dating back to 2000, in person in 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2014—and then via absentee or mail ballot in 2016, 2018, and 2020. State records also show that Wood has not voted in a Republican primary since 2004, but did request Democrat ballots in the 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2018 primary elections in Georgia. That means that even when Trump was president, in the 2018 midterm elections, Wood requested a Democrat primary ballot in Georgia and voted for Democrats in the primary in the state while Trump was universally backing Republicans there. Wood also did not request primary ballots of either party, the records show, in 2016 or 2020–when Trump was on the ballot in the GOP primary.

Wood also has a long history of donating to top Democrats’ presidential, gubernatorial, senatorial, and congressional campaigns. While he did shift a little bit during the Trump era and made some donations to Trump and some congressional Republicans and to the Republican National Committee, per Federal Election Commission (FEC) records, Wood has long backed Democrats for federal office and especially for Georgia offices. Donations to Democrat Party politicians from Wood over a decade plus total more than $40,000, and span from as far back as 2004 through as recently as 2018.

Campaign finance records show that Wood has donated thousands and thousands of dollars to top Democrats like former President Barack Obama, who he gave $2,300 to in 2008 over two separate donations. In 2004, Wood funded the Democrat presidential campaign of then-Sen. John Edwards (D-NC) with $500 split over two separate donations.

It is not just Democrat presidential candidates like Obama and Edwards that Wood supported. He also previously backed Perdue’s 2014 Democrat opponent Michelle Nunn, giving her $100 in Sept. 2014. He gave $500 to Georgia Democrat Senate candidate Jim Martin on Nov. 10, 2008, when Martin had forced a runoff with then-GOP Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA)—meaning that there at least two other general elections than this one for U.S. Senate in Georgia where Wood has financially backed Democrats over Republicans. This demonstrates that he has a long history of supporting Democrats against Perdue in particular but also against Georgia Republicans in U.S. Senate races in the state.

He also backed Georgia Democrats in several other races for state and federal offices. According to FEC records, in Sept. 2014, Wood gave another $100 to another Georgia Democrat then-U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-GA).

But state records in Georgia show that while Trump has been president, in 2017 and 2018, Wood has donated thousands and thousands of dollars in Georgia to state Democrats—funding the opposition to the president in the state. He gave $2000 over three separate donations in 2018 to Ken Hodges, a Democrat judge on Georgia’s appeals court, for his campaign. Back in 2010, Wood gave another $4,200 over several donations to Hodges.

He also in June 2018 gave $2,600 to Democrat state Sen. Zahra Karinshak.

In 2017, Wood gave a whopping $12,600 to Georgia Democrat gubernatorial candidate Stacey Evans. Wood worked with Evans as an attorney in private practice, and Evans would go on to lose the Democrat primary for governor in 2018 to Stacey Abrams, who lost to now GOP Gov. Brian Kemp in the 2018 general election. Wood donated another $2,500 to Evans in November 2015, $2,300 more in March 2010, $2,400 more back in May 2009, and in December 2009 another $100.

In state-level races back in 2006, records show Wood gave Martin—the 2008 Democrat U.S. Senate candidate he would later back in that race against the GOP’s Chambliss—another $1,000 over two separate donations.

In 2014, he donated $5,000 to state Sen. Jason Carter—a Democrat candidate for governor of Georgia—per state records.

He also, in 2009, donated $500 to former Democrat Gov. Roy Barnes when he launched a failed comeback bid against GOP Gov. Nathan Deal for the governor’s mansion.

In 2009 and 2010, Wood also donated over two separate donations $1,000 total to a leftist group called “Georgia Win List.” The group’s website says its goal is to “change the face of power in Georgia by electing pro-choice Democratic Women In Numbers.” In other words, the group runs counter to President Trump’s stated pro-life position and is pushing abortion on Georgians by electing as many Democrats as it can.


Sidney Powell, Lin Wood Oppose Trump, Push Georgians Not to Vote in Senate Runoff

ATLANTA — Attorneys Sidney Powell and Lin Wood held a press conference in Georgia on Wednesday, where Powell told the crowd not to vote in the upcoming Senate runoff election, a message that directly contrasts with President Donald Trump’s call for Georgians to turn out to vote for Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue.

Powell, who is not affiliated with Trump’s legal team, told a crowd of supporters, “I think I would encourage all Georgians to make it known that you will not vote at all until your vote is secure, and I mean that regardless of party.”

Powell’s remarks stand in opposition to Trump, who has encouraged Georgians to vote for Loeffler and Perdue on January 5, the day of the runoff election, and has scheduled a rally for Saturday in the Peach State to campaign for the Republican incumbents.

“They are fantastic people who love their Country and love their State. We must work hard and be sure they win,” Trump said Wednesday.

Lin Wood declared during the press conference that Loeffler and Perdue should “earn” their votes. “They’ve got to earn it. They’ve got to demand publicly, repeatedly, consistently, ‘Brian Kemp call a special session of the Georgia legislature.’”

Powell and Wood have claimed mass voter fraud occurred in the 2020 presidential election, specifically with Dominion Voting Systems election technology, which is used in many voting locations nationwide. Powell filed a lawsuit in Georgia last week alleging that Dominion is corrupt.

When a clip of Wood’s Wednesday comments surfaced on Twitter, CNN anchor Jake Tapper retweeted the message, and “Lin Wood” quickly became a trending topic on the platform, with about 141,000 tweets at press time.

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“If they do not [address voter fraud allegations], if Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue do not do it, they have not earned your vote,” Wood declared. “Don’t you give it to them. Why would you go back and vote in another rigged election for god’s sake. Fix it. You gotta fix it before we’ll do it again.”

Washington Post White House reporter Josh Dawsey observed that Powell and Wood “may be in-kind contributions” for Georgia Democrats, who are seeking to control the Senate majority by electing Democrats Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, challengers to Loeffler and Perdue:

Really American, a left-wing super PAC seeking to create divides among supporters of Trump and the Georgia Republican Senate candidates by erecting billboards against the candidates in heavily Republican areas of the state, also chimed in that “Perdue & Loeffler have not earned the vote of MAGA in Georgia. They failed to deliver for Trump”:

In addition to the president himself, Trump’s closest surrogates are advocating for voters to support Loeffler and Perdue. Vice President Mike Pence, who has already held two rallies in the Peach State, has scheduled a rally in Savannah for Friday while Donald Trump Jr. has urged voters to “ignore” those who are telling Republicans not to vote. Trump Jr. also just dropped a six-figure radio ad on the race in support of the Republican senators.

Write to Ashley Oliver at aoliver@breitbart.com.


Watch: Jon Ossoff, Raphael Warnock Victories Would Give Far-Left ‘Unchecked Power’ to Grant Amnesty, Defund the Police

ATLANTA — The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) unveiled two ads on Wednesday, charging if Georgia Senate Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff were to win their Georgia Senate runoff elections, it would grant the far-left “unchecked power” to defund America’s law enforcement, grant amnesty to illegal aliens, and take over Americans’ health care.

“If you vote for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, who are you really putting in power,” the narrator in the NRSC ad asked rhetorically. “Nancy Pelosi, AOC, and Bernie Sanders. The far left, with complete, unchecked power, to defund the police, give amnesty to illegals, let government take over your health care, and push massive tax hikes.”

“Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock will stand with them, not Georgia,” the narrator added.

Ossoff and Warnock’s bid to unseat Sens. David Perdue (R-GA) and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) would grant Democrats significantly more control in Congress. If both conservatives were to lose their respective Senate runoffs in January, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), the likely vice president, would become the tie-breaking vote in Congress’ upper chamber.

This would give Democrats complete control of Congress.

The other NRSC ad exposes Ossoff and Warnock’s “radically dangerous” beliefs.

The narrator in the ad said Warnock supports cashless bail, which would put the “most violent back into our neighborhoods.”

The NRSC said Ossoff praised Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) Green New Deal, which the narrator claimed would kill Georgia jobs and “astronomically raise Georgia taxes.”

“Our country as we know it is on the line in Georgia,” NRSC spokesperson Paige Lindgren said in a statement on Wednesday. “Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff support the most radical party leaders and agenda in American history. Georgians know what’s at stake in this election, and they will reject radically dangerous Warnock and Ossoff.”

 Sean Moran is a congressional reporter for Breitbart News. Follow him on Twitter @SeanMoran3


Democrats Double Down on Dirty Georgia Tricks Designed to Split Trump Supporters from GOP Senate Candidates

ATLANTA — Democrats seeking to create divides among supporters of President Donald Trump and the Georgia Republican Senate candidates doubled down on their messaging on Tuesday.

Really American, a left-wing super PAC that spent close to half a million dollars campaigning against Trump and in support of Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election, reiterated Tuesday that as Trump and his legal team pursue voter fraud allegations in a handful of states, including Georgia — where certified results showed Trump trailed Biden by a narrow 0.26 percent margin — Republican incumbent Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler have somehow failed the president.

Really American is in the process of crowdfunding for and installing billboards across Georgia to deliver this message ahead of the Senate runoff election taking place January 5.

The organization said in a statement Tuesday that “in a rare twist of fate” Trump supporters and supporters of Loeffler’s and Perdue’s Democrat opponents, Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, “have a shared interest in seeing the two Republicans who failed to deliver a victory for Trump (Loeffler & Perdue), lose.”

As Breitbart News reported, both Loeffler and Perdue have continuously backed the president as he seeks a second recount in Georgia and continues his legal pursuit over election integrity concerns.

However, Really American is persisting with unsubstantiated claims that Loeffler and Perdue stand against Trump.

“If Trump supporters deliver Perdue and Loeffler a victory, they should be acutely aware that they will be delivering Trump and MAGA a serious political defeat,” the organization stated. “The only people trying to conceal this are Loeffler, Perdue, and Mitch McConnell, who want to destroy President Trump but keep his supporters.”

The Georgia GOP responded to the new claims in a statement to Breitbart News on Tuesday, describing Really American’s tactics as disappointing and deceitful.

“It’s disappointing to see an extreme left-wing super PAC come into Georgia with the sole intention of deceiving voters,” Georgia GOP spokeswoman Abigail Sigler said, “but no amount of billboards will divide Georgia Republicans who know that Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue continue to stand with President Donald Trump.”

Sigler pointed to Trump’s plans to campaign for the two candidates in Georgia on Saturday and also noted that Vice President Mike Pence, who has already held two rallies in the Peach State, has scheduled a rally in Savannah for Friday while Donald Trump Jr. just dropped a six-figure radio ad on the race in support of the Republican senators.

Write to Ashley Oliver at aoliver@breitbart.com.


NRSC Raises ‘Unprecedented’ $75 Million for Pivotal Georgia Senate Elections

ATLANTA — National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) Chairman Todd Young (R-IN) announced on Tuesday that the organization raised an “unprecedented” $75 million in fundraising ahead of the pivotal Georgia Senate runoffs.

Young announced the NRSC’s significant fundraising haul during the Senate GOP’s weekly luncheon, which was conducted via conference call.

The NRSC chairman noted that much of the fundraising haul, which was raised from October 15 to November 23, will be focused on reelecting Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA).

Perdue and Loeffler hope to stave off challenges from Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock in January.

Young said during the call, “We are working hand in glove with the Perdue and Loeffler teams to make sure we are successful, and if we win these races, we save the country.”

Reelecting Perdue and Loeffler would ensure that that the Senate majority does not fall into Democrat hands. If both Georgia conservatives were to lose in January, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), the likely vice president, would become the tie-breaking vote in the Senate.

This has raised the stakes for the Georgia Senate elections.

Subsequently, Republicans, Democrats, and outside PACs have already spent roughly $300 million in ads.

Club for Growth Action announced on Monday that they would invest $520,000 in a campaign that will feature two ads to encourage Republicans to participate in the Georgia election. The ads emphasized a GOP victory would alter the next administration’s agenda.

“This isn’t over. Maybe you’re tired. Maybe you’re fed up. But this isn’t a game. This is our future. We can save the Senate if we all show up. Voter participation is public record,” the narrator said in one ad. “Anyone can find out if you vote — or if you don’t care. Your friends, family, neighbors will know if you’re on the field or on the bench. So no excuses.”

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“Your vote will determine who really sets the agenda in the next administration,” the narrator said in the second Club for Growth ad.

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Sean Moran is a congressional reporter for Breitbart News. Follow him on Twitter @SeanMoran3.