On Wednesday night in Savannah, Perdue at one point attacked Osof for raising large sums of money from donors outside the country who wanted a “radical socialist program.”
“Perhaps Senator Purdue could have responded properly to the Covid-1
In another exchange, Purdue accused his Democratic challenger of personally taking advantage of financial ties to a Hong Kong media company whose chairman opposes pressure on Hong Kong’s independence from China. The GOP senator took a piece of paper from his pocket, according to Osof’s financial revelation in July, claiming that it was proof that Osof was covering up the fact that his documentary company was selling a film to the Hong Kong company.
“He has to agree because sooner or later we need someone in the United States Senate to stand up to communist China,” he said.
Osoff did not directly dispute Purdue’s accusation, but said it was “so much under the office of a U.S. senator.”
“During this campaign, you continued to humiliate yourself with your behavior. First, you lengthened my nose in attack ads to remind everyone that I was a Jew. Then, when that didn’t work, you started calling me an Islamic terrorist. And then when that didn’t work, you started calling me a Chinese communist, “he said.
“Well, I absolutely did not want any disrespect, I said this publicly to Senator Harris,” Purdue said. “What I’ve been talking about and what I’m trying to do is to teach the people of Georgia what it’s trying to do here, and it’s this radical socialist program that John Osoff is obviously going to be just a rubber stamp for Chuck Schumer. and Nancy Pelosi as they carry out this scandalous agenda for our country. “
In the race for second place in the US Senate in Georgia, the appointed Löfler competed on the right with GOP representative Doug Collins in a race that could go to a runoff in January, creating an opening for the leading Democratic candidate, Rafael Warnock.
CNN’s Daniel Hackett contributed to this report.