Trump tells Georgia House candidate: 'You'd better win'
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President Trump on Friday reportedly told Karen HandelKaren Christine HandelGOP buys JonOssoff.com after Democrat launches Georgia Senate bid Jon Ossoff launching Georgia Senate campaign GOP faces must-win race in North Carolina MORE, the GOP candidate for Georgia's 6th congressional district, that she "better win" the runoff election in June.

According to a report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, five people who attended a closed-door event at the Capitol City Club saw Trump turn to Handel with a smile and tell her “you’d better win” the race.

Handel responded by saying that the president does not need to worry about that, according to the report.

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Trump has been vocal in his support for Handel while urging voters in the state to vote against Democrat Jon Ossoff.

Ossoff failed to clinch a majority of the vote in a crowded 18-candidate field for a special election earlier this month. Since no candidate received an outright majority, Ossoff and Handel advanced as the top candidates to a runoff election slated to be held June 20.

In addition to supporting Handel on Twitter, Trump recorded a robo-call urging Republicans to oppose Ossoff. He also embraced the GOP candidate during a televised speech and helped her with a political fundraiser.