Latest Brian P. Kemp News

In one affluent Atlanta suburb, Biden and Trump work to win over wary Georgia voters

Jun. 24, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump will meet for their first general election debate Thursday in Georgia, the battleground that yielded the closest 2020 margin of any state and became the epicenter of Trump’s efforts to overturn Biden’s election. ...

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp meets South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol during overseas trip

Jun. 18, 2024 06:03 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said Tuesday that he discussed South Korean investment in Georgia and international security during a meeting with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol in Seoul. The Republican Kemp has been visiting South Korea for a week, focusing mainly on...

Georgia inmate had 'personal relationship' with worker he shot and killed, prison official says

Jun. 18, 2024 00:14 AM EDT

GLENNVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An inmate who shot and killed a kitchen worker at a Georgia prison before fatally shooting himself had a personal relationship with the woman, a prison official said Monday. The shooting early Sunday at Smith State Prison was an isolated incident and the...

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp journeys to South Korea in sixth overseas trip

Jun. 11, 2024 12:28 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is traveling to South Korea in his sixth overseas trip as governor. The Republican left late Monday for a roughly 10-day trip to the Asian nation, arriving on Wednesday in South Korea. He plans to return in the middle of next week. ...

US Energy Secretary calls for more nuclear power while celebrating $35 billion Georgia reactors

Jun. 02, 2024 16:12 PM EDT

WAYNESBORO, Ga. (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Friday called for more nuclear reactors to be built in the United States and worldwide. But the CEO of the Georgia utility that just finished the first two scratch-built American reactors in a generation at a cost of nearly $35...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

May. 24, 2024 00:54 AM EDT

Brunswick News. May 18, 2024. Editorial: Unclear law paves way for more election chaos The nine justices on the Georgia Supreme Court did not do the state any favors when they declined to issue a ruling on who has the authority to draw county commission lines —...

Georgia Justice Andrew Pinson beats challenger as 2 Republicans head to runoff in open US House seat

May. 22, 2024 00:14 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state Supreme Court incumbent has won an election that was unusually heated by the standards of the state's nonpartisan judicial elections, while voters in the state also advanced a former Donald Trump aide and a former state Senate majority leader to a GOP runoff for an...

Georgia Republicans choose Amy Kremer, organizer of pro-Trump Jan. 6 rally, for seat on the RNC

May. 18, 2024 19:14 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Republicans on Saturday elected to the Republican National Committee a conservative activist who helped organize the Jan. 6, 2021, pro-Trump rally that led to a mob storming the U.S. Capitol. Delegates at the convention in Columbus rendered a split...

Amy Kremer helped organize the pro-Trump Jan. 6 rally. Now she is seeking a Georgia seat on the RNC

May. 18, 2024 15:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Amy Kremer stood near the White House on Jan. 6, 2021, and told thousands of Donald Trump’s supporters that the 2020 presidential election was fraudulent. “Hello, deplorables,” she said, embracing a label Hillary Clinton once lobbed against Trump’s followers....

Conservative media personality appointed to seat on Georgia State Election Board

May. 17, 2024 21:52 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A media personality who co-founded a conservative political action committee has been appointed to a seat on the Georgia State Election Board, which is responsible for developing election rules, investigating allegations of fraud and making recommendations to state lawmakers. ...