ATLANTA - President Donald Trump has endorsed Secretary of State Brian Kemp for the Republican nomination in Georgia's governor's race.
On Twitter, President Trump said that he gives Kemp his "full and total endorsement."
Responding to the president's endorsement, Kemp tweeted:
Cagle wrote that he's not taking it personally. In a tweet he stated:
Trump's endorsement of Kemp comes two days after Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal endorsed his opponent, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle.
Kemp has also been endorsed by former candidate Hunter Hill, who finished fourth in the May Republican primary, and former candidate and Navy SEAL Clay Tippins, who finished fourth.
The winner of next Tuesday's runoff will face off against Democrat Stacey Abrams in November.