President-elect Joe Biden made his final pitch Monday to Georgia voters to give him a Democratic Senate to work with in Washington, asking them to elect Democrats Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock in Tuesday’s runoff elections.
Referring to the fact that his own victory in Georgia was the first time a Democrat carried the state in a presidential race since 1992, Biden told voters that “we need you to vote again in record numbers.
“Georgia, the whole nation is looking to you,” he said. “One state can chart the course not just for the next four years, but for the next generation.President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a rally in Dalton on Monday night to boost support for incumbent Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue.The dueling speeches come a day after audio of an hour-long phone call between Trump and Georgia’s secretary of state surfaced in which the president unsuccessfully pressured the official to overturn his state’s election results, which Biden won by just under 12,000 votes.