Brian Kemp

Where Things Stand: Bipartisan Agreement On Badness Prime Badge
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The most obviously bad parts of the Georgia voting law are seen, by voters of both parties, as obviously bad, according to a new poll.

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Where Things Stand: Suppressing Democracy To Appease The Faithful Prime Badge
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Brian Kemp is up for reelection in 2022. And the true leader of the Republican Party, former President Donald Trump, has made it pretty clear that Kemp has fallen far outside of his good graces.

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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 13: Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA) walks through the Senate subway before the start of the fourth day in the Senates second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on February 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted 55-45 in favor of calling witnesses in the trial to decide on if Trump should or should not be held responsible for the January 6th attack at the U.S. Capitol. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Raphael Warnock
Georgia’s Unique And Bloody History With Voter Disenfranchisement
This is not the first time Georgia has disenfranchised Black voters following a Black person's electoral success.
ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 10: Georgia Governor Brian Kemp puts on a mask after speaking at a press conference announcing statewide expanded COVID testing on August 10, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump listens during a ceremony to present the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former football coach Lou Holtz, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, before boarding Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is en route to Georgia for a rally for U.S. Senate candidates David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Trump Shamelessly Attempts To Pressure Georgia Gov To Overturn Election Results
CARSON CITY, NV - OCTOBER 18: President Donald Trump gestures during a campaign rally on October 18, 2020 in Carson City, Nevada. With 16 days to go before the November election, President Trump is back on the campaign trail with multiple daily events as he continues to campaign against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)
speaks onstage during the 2018 Essence Festival presented by Coca-Cola at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on July 7, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
A view of the Election Night event for Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp at the Classic Center on November 6, 2018 in Athens, Georgia.  Kemp is in a close race with Democrat Stacey Abrams.
Where Things Stand: The Bootlicking Continues
This is your TPM early-afternoon briefing.

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) has clearly recovered from the utterly devastating blow  President Trump dealt his ego last month.

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