Andrew Yang moving to Georgia to help Democrats in Senate runoffs

Entrepreneur and former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangDozens of famous men support ,400 monthly payments for mothers for 'unpaid labor at home' Yang intervenes after man threatened with metal pole on Staten Island Ferry NYC's largest union endorses Maya Wiley in mayoral race 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 LoefflerGeorgia Gov. Kemp says he'd 'absolutely' back Trump as 2024 nominee Bipartisan bill would ban lawmakers from buying, selling stocks Kelly Loeffler's WNBA team sold after players' criticism 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 CollinsGeorgia Gov. Kemp says he'd 'absolutely' back Trump as 2024 nominee The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by The AIDS Institute - Finger-pointing on Capitol riot; GOP balks at Biden relief plan Perdue rules out 2022 Senate bid against Warnock MORE (R-Ga.) and Democratic candidate Matt Lieberman.

Ossoff, meanwhile, will meet Sen. David PerdueDavid PerdueGeorgia Gov. Kemp says he'd 'absolutely' back Trump as 2024 nominee Bipartisan bill would ban lawmakers from buying, selling stocks Please, President Trump: Drop your quest for revenge and help the GOP 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 BidenThe West needs a more collaborative approach to Taiwan Abbott's medical advisers were not all consulted before he lifted Texas mask mandate House approves George Floyd Justice in Policing Act 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 TapperEx-Trump press secretary criticized for stirring up QAnon on Twitter Maryland GOP governor says he would have voted to convict Trump Democratic senator defends decision not to call witnesses: 'They weren't going to get more Republican votes' MORE on “State of the Union” on Sunday.