Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) said in a statement on Sunday that he will not debate Georgia Senate Democrat candidate Jon Ossoff ahead of the Senate runoff in January, charging that Ossoff has lied and failed to defend his “socialist agenda.”
The debate would have been held on December 6.
The Georgia conservative charged that Perdue currently leads the Senate race and that the Georgia Democrat has failed to be truthful to Georgia voters. The Perdue campaign said:
The runoff in Georgia is an extension of the November 3rd general election, where 52 percent of Georgians voted against Jon Ossoff and his radical agenda. Perdue had a commanding first place win, outpacing Ossoff by over 85,000 votes — in nearly every other state, Perdue would have been re-elected already.
We’ve already had two debates in this election. In each, Ossoff lied repeatedly, and of course the media failed to hold