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Accountability | Georgia

Loeffler Claimed Her $740 Million Business Was A “Small Startup”

By Cole Driver on March 19, 2020.

In an interview on the Daily Signal podcast on March 13, unelected Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler claimed the business she owned before being appointed Senator was a “small startup” despite that business being valued at approximately $740 million. 

Accountability | Georgia

Perdue Ditches Hearing With Military Families to Rub Elbows With Wealthy Donors

By Cole Driver on February 7, 2020.

According to a report by WXIA Atlanta, last February Georgia Sen. David Perdue scrapped his plans to attend a Senate subcommittee hearing on affordable housing for military families in favor of a special access, high dollar fundraiser to pad the coffers for his reelection.
At the time, Perdue stated that he was forced to miss the hearing due to a “boardroom” meeting with constituents. Turns out, his constituents are just rich donors.

Immigration | Georgia

Perdue Compares Situation at Border to 9/11, Supports Trump Plan for Emergency Declaration

By on January 10, 2019.

Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., compared the security situation on the southern border to 9/11 in an interview Wednesday, calling it an unprecedented threat despite a significant drop in illegal border crossings in the past decade.

Accountability | Georgia

Brian Kemp’s Effort to Pause 53K Voter Registrations Was Ruled Discriminatory When Karen Handel Tried

By on November 2, 2018.

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s effort to halt the registrations of 53,000 voters — drawing criticism of voter suppression against minority voters ahead of Tuesday’s election — echoed an initiative from his his predecessor, U.S. Rep. Karen Handel, in 2008 that was blocked by the Justice Department.