Georgia Gov. warns state legislators

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Athens, Georgia

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp issued a stern reminder to Georgia’s state legislators about the limits of their powers on Monday. This was in regards to a push by six members of the Georgia General Assembly to convene a special session to select a separate slate of presidential electors. Speaking to lawmakers at the Biennial Institute for Georgia Legislators, a legislative session primer held every two years at Athens’ The Classic Center, Kemp reiterated a statement issued late Sunday regarding election challenges. President Donald Trump, who lost the Nov. 3 election in Georgia by approximately 12,000 votes to Joe Biden, recently appealed to Kemp to convene a special session in hopes the Republican-controlled Legislature would designate Trump loyalists to award the state’s 16.