President-elect Joe Biden will travel to Georgia to support Democrats in tough Senate run-off races, according to incoming White House chief of staff Ron Klain.
“I think you’ll see the president-elect campaign down there as we get closer to Election Day. We’re going to put people, money, resources down there to help our two good candidates win,” Klain told NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday.
Georgia’s Senate run-offs are pivotal to determining who has control of the Senate.
Republicans have a 50 to 48 seat advantage over Democrats, as the balance of power stands after this month’s contests. If Democratic filmmaker Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock oust Republican incumbent Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler on Jan. 5, respectively, the parties will have 50 seats apiece. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris could then be called on to cast a deciding vote if a tiebreaker is needed.
On Sunday, Klain was adamant Biden’s liberal policy agenda didn’t hinge