Political Rewind: Kemp Names New GBI Director, Abrams Prepares for SOTU Response

Feb 1, 2019

On this edition of Political Rewind, Gov. Brian Kemp announces a new director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. We’ll look at the career of the man he’s putting in charge of state law enforcement.


President Donald Trump wishes Stacey Abrams good luck with her response to his State of The Union address next week and takes sole credit for the election of Brian Kemp as governor. State Democrats say they’re suspicious of the process by which legislators will choose a new voting system. They allege that cronyism could rule the day.

And critics want to know why a super bowl bridge to nowhere appears to have cost the City of Atlanta $2 million in unaccounted for spending.

 

Panelists:

 

Jim Galloway -- Lead Political Writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

Loretta Lepore -- Republican Strategist

Amy Steigerwalt -- Political Science Professor, Georgia State University

 

Stacey Evans -- Former Gubernatorial Candidate