Republicans began Saturday’s speech from Sen. Chuck Schumer as he told a small crowd of New Yorkers celebrating Joe Biden’s election victory, “Now we take Georgia, then they I change the world. “
The National Republican Senate Committee – within hours – took the opinion of the Senate minority leader and turned them into an ad to warn the country that Peach State was “the last line of defense. against socialism, “reported the Atlanta-Constitution.
Senate control is likely not to be determined until January 5 in Georgia.
Joe Biden became president elected after passing the 270 electoral votes threshold. However, Fox News̵7;s Decision Desk has yet to predict the winner in Georgia, where Biden leads Trump by about 10,000 votes.
The AP news agency reported that the votes for the next Senate – after last week’s elections – were 48 Republicans and 48 Democrats. Georgia’s electoral rules require lawmakers to win more than 50% of the vote to win seats.
Republican Senator David Perdue will go head-to-head with Democrat Jon Ossoff after surpassing 49.78% from Ossoff’s 47.9%. Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler will compete with Democratic Father Raphael Warnock. Loeffler finished with 25.94% of the vote and Warnock ended with 32.89%.
The Constitution-magazine points out that the four candidates for foreign elections are “irreversibly bound together.” One of Perdue’s swings could hurt Loeffler. An attack on Warnock could have sensationalized Ossoff.
The Democrats have tried to keep control of the House and see the Senate as their ultimate goal to secure the levers of power in Washington.
Steven Law, chairman of the Senate Leadership Fund, the Super PAC affiliated with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, said he’s ready for a tough fight over the next two months.
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“These two races will mean the difference between Democrats is freely restrained to destroy minorities, pack the Supreme Court, and form new states, versus the sane scrutiny in We’re by far the largest outside group on the right in Georgia this fall, and we’re scaling far beyond that for the laps, ”he said. .
Fox News’s Marisa Schultz, Thomas Barrabi, Morgan Phillips and Associated Press contributed to this report