Andrew Yang moving to Georgia to help Democrats in Senate runoffs

Entrepreneur and former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangMedia and Hollywood should stop their marching-to-Georgia talk Andrew Yang: Democrats need to adopt message that government is 'working for them' Andrew Yang moving to Georgia to help Democrats in Senate runoffs MORE announced Monday he will move to Georgia to work for two Senate candidates in runoffs that will determine control of the upper chamber.

“Great news #yanggang - Evelyn and I are moving to Georgia to help @ossoff and @ReverendWarnock win!” Yang tweeted, referencing Democrats Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock.

“This is our only chance to clear Mitch out of the way and help Joe and Kamala get things done in the next 4 years," he added. "More details to come but let’s go!!!”


Warnock will face Sen. Kelly LoefflerKelly LoefflerTrump set for precedent-breaking lame-duck period Feinstein departure from top post sets stage for Judiciary fight House Democrat accuses Air Force of attempting to influence Georgia runoff races MORE (R) in a Jan. 5 runoff after neither candidate finished with a majority of the vote in last week's special election, which also featured Rep. Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsMajority say they want GOP in control of Senate: poll The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC - Trump, Biden clash over transition holdup, pandemic plans Georgia secretary of state says wife has received threatening texts about recount MORE (R-Ga.) and Democratic candidate Matt Lieberman.

Ossoff, meanwhile, will meet Sen. David PerdueDavid PerdueClub for Growth to launch ad blitz in Georgia to juice GOP turnout Groups seek to get Black vote out for Democrats in Georgia runoffs Trump set for precedent-breaking lame-duck period MORE (R) in a rematch on the same day after neither of them broke 50 percent.


The runoffs have taken on new significance after Democrat Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden adds to vote margin over Trump after Milwaukee County recount Krebs says allegations of foreign interference in 2020 election 'farcical'  New DOJ rule could allow executions by electrocution, firing squad MORE was declared the winner of the presidential election but Democratic Senate candidates underperformed expectations. 

Former gubernatorial candidate and voting rights advocate Stacey Abrams, seen as a key factor in Biden’s performance in the state, was bullish on Democratic chances in the runoffs.

“I want to push back against this anachronistic notion that we can’t win in Georgia,” she told CNN’s Jake TapperJacob (Jake) Paul TapperJake Tapper jokes he's retained Giuliani to look into fraud in 'Sexiest Man' election Brennan takes final shot at Trump: 'I leave his fate to our judicial system, his infamy to history, & his legacy to a trash heap' Biden transition adviser: Legal action for ascertainment of win 'isn't our preference' MORE on “State of the Union” on Sunday.