Klobuchar to meet with Jimmy Carter, Stacey Abrams during Georgia campaign swing

Klobuchar to meet with Jimmy Carter, Stacey Abrams during Georgia campaign swing

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharBiden lead shrinks, Sanders and Warren close gap: poll Hillicon Valley: Zuckerberg to meet with lawmakers | Big tech defends efforts against online extremism | Trump attends secretive Silicon Valley fundraiser | Omar urges Twitter to take action against Trump tweet Media and candidates should be ashamed that they don't talk about obesity MORE (D-Minn.) is slated to meet with former President Carter and former Democratic candidate for governor Stacey Abrams when she travels to Georgia on Friday.

Klobuchar, who announced a 2020 presidential bid earlier this month, will discuss her campaign with Carter during a private meeting.


She’ll also meet in private with Abrams, a rising Democratic star who gave the rebuttal to President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump conversation with foreign leader part of complaint that led to standoff between intel chief, Congress: report Pelosi: Lewandowski should have been held in contempt 'right then and there' Trump to withdraw FEMA chief nominee: report MORE's State of the Union address earlier this month.

After losing a close battle for governor in Georgia, Abrams is expected to decide on plans for her political future next month.

News of Klobuchar’s meetings was reported on Friday by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Carlie Waibel, a spokeswoman for Klobuchar’s campaign, confirmed the meetings to The Hill.

Klobuchar will also attend a private discussion on voting rights with local leaders and activists ahead of a Friday night fundraiser in Atlanta hosted by former Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes.