The school’s legal team, per the Times, “did not fare well. If Tomlinson is ever in the U.S. Senate, we pity anyone who has to testify before a committee she’s on and tries to get away with clever talk.”
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson filed the necessary paperwork for re-election less than a week after winning his third term in 2016.
But some Republican insiders consider it a dim prospect, given his age (74) and diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.
And yet: Stickers that read "Johnny 2022" were strategically located all over the Georgia GOP convention in Savannah over the weekend. (His campaign has raised nearly $917,000 since Jan. 2017.)
Something else we noticed: Senate Pro Tem Butch Miller got a particularly warm reception from the crowd of delegates. He’s considered a potential GOP candidate for Senate if Isakson doesn’t run.
Another Republican jumped in the 7th District race over the weekend.
Dr. Rich McCormick, an emergency medicine physician and military veteran, entered the campaign with a pledge to push tax-cutting proposals.
We told you over the weekend that former state Sen. David Shafer was elected overwhelmingly to lead the Georgia GOP, despite opposition from his rival, Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, who backed another activist.
Here’s the rest of the slate:
First Vice Chair: Carolyn Hall Fisher
Second Vice Chair: Brant Frost
Secretary: Michael Welsh
Assistant Secretary: BJ Van Gundy
Treasurer: Joseph Brannan
Assistant Treasurer: Vikki Townsend Consiglio