Political Rewind: Sen. Perdue Backs Trump as Shutdown Nears Third Week

Jan 7, 2019

On this edition of Political Rewind, Brian Kemp is getting set for a pre-inaugural campaign-style swing across Georgia. Can we learn anything about how he may govern based on where he’s heading?


In an op-ed published with the Washing Post this weekend, U.S. Senator David Perdue signals he’ll stake his political future on remaining true to President Trump as he begins to gear up his re-election campaign. Our panel weighs in on the wisdom of that apparent strategy.

The government shutdown continues this week. where do members of Georgia's congressional delegation stand on a solution to the impasse?
 

The City of Atlanta is looking at instituting rules to regulate the booming scooter business. are scooters a menace or a convenient new mode of transportation? We’ll explore that question, which is also being asked in a number of other cities across the state.
 

Panelists:

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

 

Tamar Hallerman -- Washington Correspondent, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

Jen Jordan -- Democratic State Senator District 6

 

Kerwin Swint -- Political Science Professor, Kennesaw State University

 

Heath Garrett -- Republican Strategist