Condition regulation prohibits governor’s interference in Ga election results

President Donald Trump greets Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and his wife Marty, left, as he arrives at Dobbins Air Reserve Base for a campaign event at the Cobb Galleria Centre, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Atlanta.

A working day after President Donald Trump stated that he was “ashamed” of endorsing Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp in 2018 following he accused the governor of “doing completely nothing” to concern the state’s election success, Kemp’s place of work has issued a assertion again at the president.

In a assertion to the Atlanta Journal-Structure, Kemp spokesman Cody Hall mentioned Ga regulation prohibits the governor from interfering in the final results of an election, incorporating that handling of an election defers to Secretary of Condition Brad Raffensperger.

Raffensperger has also come underneath fireplace from Trumpand his allies around alleged mishandling of the election, together with U.S. Senate candidates David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler along with the overall Georgia Republican Congressional delegation that include Rep. Buddy Carter.

“As the governor has reported regularly, he will proceed to adhere to the regulation and persuade the Secretary of State to consider reasonable techniques – which includes a sample audit of signatures – to restore have confidence in and deal with significant issues that have been raised,” Corridor informed the AJC.