Political Rewind: Anti-Abortion Bill Draws National Attention, GOP Convention Amidst Fraud Charges

May 17, 2019

On this edition of Political Rewind, Gov. Brian Kemp is calling on Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck to resign in light of a 38-count indictment charging him with fraud and other felonies. But as of today, Beck remains on the state payroll drawing a salary of well over $100,000.


Georgia Republicans are gathering in Savannah for their annual state convention. They’ll elect a new party chair but also look at how they can create a 2020 grassroots effort to match the one that came close to electing Stacey Abrams during last years election.

 

Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand brings he campaign to Georgia and declares she’ll make GOP efforts to outlaw abortion a key issue in her campaign. How will voters respond?

 

Panelists:

 

Jen Jordan -- State Senator (D-6)

 

Eric Tanenblatt -- Republican Strategist