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CNN analyst slams Brian Kemp’s claim that Stacey Abrams hacked the election: ‘Makes him look desperate

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On Monday, CNN’s panel slammed Georgia Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp (R-GA) for attempting to hack the election before the midterms.

Kemp’s team released a statement to CNN noting that he was not afraid of the ongoing investigation and that he was just “doing his job.”

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However, Commentator Nia-Malika Henderson said that because the polls are not showing Kemp in a landslide win against Stacey Abrams (D-GA) that he appears “extremely nervous.”

CNN’s Van Jones called him desperate.

“If you’re a straight, white conservative male running for office in Georgia against a black female progressive and you got to cheat, there’s something wrong,” Jones said. “You should be able to do this straight down the line and just win.”

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