In an interview on Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Night in America,” Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (right) spoke about his re-election bid against Democrat Stacey Abrams.
Addressing his big primary win over former Sen. David Perdue, Kemp said his record was one “who can beat Stacey Abrams.” He highlighted his efforts to cut taxes, raise teachers’ salaries, improve the state’s economy, and fight street gangs.
“How did you win, and how did you win so convincingly?” asked host Trey Gowdy.
“We were just focused on prioritizing hard-working Georgians,” Kemp replied. “That’s what I told them I would do when I raced in 2018. I made two big promises; it was one of them – prioritizing hard-working Georgians. And the second is that I told them that I would implement the things that I campaigned on in 2018, and we did – from the biggest teacher pay raise in the history of the state , the largest state income tax cut in state history, we’ve been standing with our men and women in law enforcement who are prosecuting street gangs, and as you know, we have a strong economy in Georgia. We’re the number one state in the country for business, so I’ve stayed focused on reminding people what my record was, but it’s also the record that can beat Stacey Abrams in November, and that’s what we we all want, and what is it that everyone is uniting around right now.
He added, “[Georgians] don’t want to follow Stacey Abrams’ path. You know, Stacey Abrams is credited for Joe Biden winning Georgia and being president, and you see what that brings us – high inflation for 40 years, skyrocketing gas prices, disaster at the border, more rules, more regulations and more taxes. And that’s what she would do to our state. And I don’t think that’s where Georgians want to go. And we fought against that, and we will continue to do so. »
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