VP Pence set to attend Georgia rally in governor's race
Vice President Mike Pence will be traveling to Macon
Friday, July 20th 2018, 7:47 AM EDT by
Friday, July 20th 2018, 8:35 AM EDT
Vice President Mike Pence is set to attend a rally in Macon, Georgia, Saturday to support Secretary of State Brian Kemp's bid for governor.
The White House confirmed the news to The Associated Press on Thursday, one day after President Donald Trump tweeted his "full and total endorsement" for Kemp in his Republican runoff against Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle.
Trump highlighted Kemp's stance on illegal immigration and support for gun rights.
Pence has made multiple appearances in Georgia in recent months, attending a St. Patrick's Day celebration in Savannah and headlining a March event in Atlanta to plug recent federal tax cuts.
Kemp has positioned himself as an outsider and a "politically incorrect conservative." He often evokes Trump's name on the campaign trail
The winner of Tuesday's runoff faces Democrat Stacey Abrams in November.
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