Georgia's Perdue, Kemp to appear with Fox News's Laura Ingraham

Georgia's Perdue, Kemp to appear with Fox News's Laura Ingraham
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Georgia Gov. Brian KempBrian KempGeorgia Gov. Kemp says FDA needs to upgrade its authorization for vaccines The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - A huge win for Biden, centrist senators Savannah becomes first major city in Georgia to reinstate masks MORE (R) and Sen. David PerdueDavid PerdueLoeffler meets with McConnell amid speculation of another Senate run Georgia agriculture commissioner launches Senate campaign against Warnock Georgia Republican secretary of state hits Loeffler as 'weak,' 'fake Trumper' MORE (R-Ga.) are set to appear at a town hall with Fox News’s Laura IngrahamLaura Anne IngrahamPsaki says Biden admin 'needs' Fox News in order to fight vaccine misinformation Biden walks fine line with Fox News Biden pokes at Fox hosts: They've had 'altar call' on vaccines MORE on Thursday night, the network announced.

Kemp and Perdue will appear separately on the program, with each sitting for a one-on-one segment with Ingraham. 

The televised town hall comes as Perdue and Sen. Kelly LoefflerKelly LoefflerHarris's bad polls trigger Democratic worries Schumer, Tim Scott lead as Senate fundraising pace heats up Trump says Herschel Walker will enter Georgia Senate race MORE (R-Ga.) barrel toward two Jan. 5 runoff elections that will determine the Senate majority for the next Congress. It also comes as Georgia Republicans face widening intraparty divisions stemming from President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump PACs brought in over M for the first half of 2021 Chicago owes Trump M tax refund, state's attorney mounts legal challenge Biden hits resistance from unions on vaccine requirement MORE’s loss in the Nov. 3 presidential election.

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President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Supreme Court and blind partisanship ended the illusion of independent agencies Missed debt ceiling deadline kicks off high-stakes fight Senate infrastructure talks spill over into rare Sunday session MORE last month became the first Democratic presidential nominee to carry Georgia in nearly three decades. A recount of the vote completed on Wednesday is expected to reaffirm his victory in the Peach State.

But Trump has refused to concede the election to Biden and has spread false claims of widespread voter fraud in an effort to sow doubt about the election results. He has also repeatedly attacked Kemp and other top GOP officials in Georgia, and has urged the governor to use nonexistent emergency powers to “overrule” the vote tally in his state.

Kemp and other state officials have defended the integrity of Georgia’s elections system, and federal and state investigators have failed to uncover evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election.

Thursday night's town hall offers both Kemp and Perdue a key opportunity to speak to the president on his network of choice. Fox News said Rep. Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsLoeffler meets with McConnell amid speculation of another Senate run Georgia agriculture commissioner launches Senate campaign against Warnock Poll shows tight GOP primary for Georgia governor MORE (R-Ga.), a staunch Trump ally who challenged Loeffler for her seat in the Nov. 3 election, and other state officials will also appear on the program.

The town hall will air during “The Ingraham Angle” at 10 p.m. EST.