Nov 1, 2018

Pence tells Oprah "this ain't Hollywood" as she stumps for Stacey Abrams

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Mike Pence. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Speaking at a campaign rally for Brian Kemp, the Republican candidate for governor of Georgia, Vice President Mike Pence told the crowd, "I’ve got a message for all of Stacey Abrams’ liberal Hollywood friends: This ain’t Hollywood. This is Georgia. And Georgia wants a governor that’s going to put Georgia values and Georgia first. And Brian Kemp is going to do just that."

The big picture: Oprah Winfrey, who is campaigning on behalf of Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor, said she is supporting Abrams behind the men and women "who were lynched, who were humiliated...for the right, for the equality at the polls," and she "refuses to let their sacrifices be in vain." Abrams could be the first African American female governor in the U.S.

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