Attacked by Trump, top Georgia Republicans — including Kemp — aren’t ‘Never Trumpers’
After Donald Trump repeatedly attacked Gov. Brian Kemp throughout Georgia’s gubernatorial primary, Kemp remains supportive of the former president, saying he’d welcome Trump’s endorsement and signaling he’d support Trump in the 2024 presidential election.
But despite reveling in praise for not violating the law and aiding Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election, top Georgia Republicans are trying to have it both ways when it comes to Trump and his supporters — and as noted by a new Atlanta-Journal Constitution report, “Gov. Brian Kemp is at the center of this tightrope act.”
Knowing he’ll need Trump supporters to win re-election, Kemp is attempting to allow the notion that he’s “standing up to Trump” to prevail with certain voters, while signaling to other voters that he’s supportive of Trump, his agenda, and his potential presidential candidacy in 2024.
Read more from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Targeted by Trump, these top Georgia Republicans aren’t ‘Never Trumpers’