During an appearance on CNN on Wednesday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) ripped President Trump as she discussed two runoff elections in Georgia coming in January that will decide which political party controls the U.S. Senate.
Host Anderson Cooper asked Bottoms if Trump’s continued claims of voter fraud is intended to “rile up his base” to get them to the Georgia polls in January.
“How do you think it plays electorally?” Cooper asked.
“This has been a fascinating year, especially if you watch politics,” Bottoms said, “to even see the Republican president turn on the Republican secretary of state [of Georgia], whom he endorsed, and if you watch his Twitter feed —”
“He’ll turn on anybody if the situation warrants it, it seems,” Cooper said.
“He will eat his own children, I’m sure, if he found it prudent,” Bottoms said. “But he’s now picking a fight with Brian Kemp, also the governor who he was closely allied with.