Politico: Trump-Backed Former Sen. David Perdue Will Announce Primary Bid Against Georgia Governor This Week

Former Sen. David Perdue plans to announce he’ll challenge Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, setting up an epic Republican Party primary clash in one of the nation’s top battleground states.

Perdue, who was recruited to run against the governor by former President Donald Trump, intends to make his announcement Monday via video and file his paperwork at the same time, according to sources briefed on the plans.

The former senator has discussed getting additional fundraising and endorsement support from Trump and that it will be forthcoming, the sources said.

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