Perdue ditches Senate run after Trump Mar-a-Lago meeting

Posted 8 days ago


Former GOP senator David Perdue has decided against running for the Senate in 2022, in an apparent about-face that followed a meeting with former president Donald Trump in recent days.

A source close to Mr Perude denied that the meeting between the pair was related to his decision not to run again, but said the meeting at Mar-a-Lago “did not go well”, according to the New York Times.

Maggie Haberman, Washington correspondent for the New York Times, wrote on Tuesday that “Perdue had dinner with and played a long round of golf with Trump last week. It did not go well.”

“The person close to Perdue says ultimately he and his wife couldn’t get comfortable with another campaign”, she added...(Read more)