Democrat Jon Ossoff announced Monday that he is running for in Georgia, giving a candidate with a national profile and significant fundraising abilities.
Ossoff, 32, will be challenging Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.). He told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he plans to “ in our political system” and will officially kick off his campaign on Tuesday.
“We have squandered trillions on endless war. We have squandered trillions on bailouts for failed banks. We have squandered trillions on tax cuts for wealthy donors. Then we’re told there’s nothing left over for the people,” he added, calling Perdue “a caricature of Washington corruption.”
Ossoff already has the endorsement of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), giving him the backing of one