Category: Republicans

They Burned Down The House–And We Let Them

I am a Republican, but QAnon and other radical conspiracies that have been mainstreamed by President Donald Trump do not reflect my values. I am a conservative, but those who stormed the Capitol in reaction of the formal process of tallying electoral votes do not represent me. I am disgusted by those who claim to

McDonald PSC Win Shows Way Forward For GOP

This week’s Courier Herald column: The first week of January was a long year in Georgia politics.  The most expensive Senate elections in history flipped two seats and control of the entire Senate.  A protest over the result of November’s elections became an occupation of the Nation’s capitol building.  Along the way many of Georgia’s

US Senators Perdue And Loeffler Support President Trump’s Recount Request

Georgia’s election was certified on Friday. Not long after that, the Trump campaign made it known that they were planning to request a recount. Both of Georgia’s US Senators have expressed support of the Trump campaign’s request. From Senator David Perdue’s office: “I support President Trump’s request for a recount in Georgia, one in which signatures

Georgia Republican Party Joins Governor’s Call For Absentee Ballot Signature Audit

The Executive Committee unanimously approved a joint letter to Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger supporting Governor Brian Kemp’s urging for an audit of Georgia’s mail-in absentee ballots. The letter is posted in full below: Dear Mr. Secretary: As you are aware, we urged you during the general election to issue a bulletin authorizing our monitors

Is One Of Team Trump’s Georgia Election Fighters A Republican?

Lin Wood, one of the current pail carriers for President Donald Trump, has been casting aspersions towards Georgia Republicans including both Governor Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. He’s been taking to Twitter with a similar veracity as the President. Here is a suggested course of action for GA Governor @BrianKempGA: 1. Order

Georgia State House Republican Caucus Re-Elects Officers

We got a press release from the Georgia House press office regarding election results from today’s House Republican Caucus meeting. The Caucus re-elected its officers in key leadership positions and nominated Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) and Speaker Pro-Tempore Jan Jones (R-Milton) to their respective positions. You may remember that Rep. David Clark (R-Buford) was

State Rep. David Clark Announces Run for House Speaker If Re-elected

State Representative David Clark (R-Buford) made an announcement on Facebook this afternoon stating that he would challenge incumbent Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) should he win re-election on November 3rd. You can read the announcement in its entirety: Representative Clark points to his resolution to remove Speaker Ralston from the chair during the 2019 legislative

Loeffler, Collins Release Fundraising Numbers

Senator Kelly Loeffler and Congressman Doug Collins have released their quarterly fundraising numbers. Loeffler leads in cash on hand due loans to her campaign, while Collins took the lead for the quarter in overall contributions. Their press releases are as follows, in alphabetical order. Collins Blows Past Loeffler in Fundraising— “Raises $400k More Than Sitting