Trump suggests that Republicans might have been better off if Democrat Stacey Abrams was Georgia's governor instead of Brian Kemp

Trump stated that it was possible for the GOP to be better with Democrat Stacey Abrams serving as Georgia's governor. Former president continues to attack current Georgia Governor. Brian Kemp. Last year, Kemp refused to renege on President Biden’s victory in Georgia. Subscribe to the 10 Things in Politics Daily Newsletter. Subscribe to the 10 Things in Politics Newsletter for the latest news in politics and the economy. Loading something is currently loading. Click Sign up to receive marketing emails and other offers from Insider. Georgia is still on the mind of former President Donald Trump Trump urged Republican Gov. after Joe Biden narrowly won this state in the presidential race last year. Brian Kemp called for the convocation of the conservative-led state legislature to reverse the results. He also pressured Brad Raffensperger, GOP Secretary of State, to "find" more votes to secure a win in the state. Trump refused to accept his entreaties, but he continues to criticize both men for what is he claims was an unfair electoral process in the state. He withheld an endorsement of Kemp's 2022 reelection campaign, and backed Rep. Jody Hiice in a Republican secretary-of-state primary over Raffensperger. Continue reading: Trump's relationship with Putin and Russia could help him avoid prosecution in the USA Kemp's Democratic opponent in 2018 was Stacey Abrams, a former state House Minority Leader who is also a voting rights activist. It was a highly competitive race with Kemp beating Abrams by a margin of 50.2% to 48.8%, or 1.4 percentage point, which is the largest margin in a Georgia governor’s race since 1966. In his first race, Trump was a strong supporter of Kemp. However, that goodwill has since dwindled. The former president suggested Saturday that Abrams could have been a better choice for the GOP than Kemp during his first post-presidential rally. Trump stated, "By and by, we might've been better if her win for governor in Georgia." If she won, we might have had a better Governor. Trump has not supported any of the less-known candidates against Kemp in the GOP governoral primary. However, the former president will likely play an important role in the immediate future state party.