Watch 'super racist' rant against Kamala Harris by GOP senator at Georgia MAGA rally
George GOP Senator David Purdue (screengrab).

Republicans are playing political defense in the once reliably-red state of Georgia.


President Donald Trump is holding a Friday night campaign rally despite the coronavirus pandemic and had Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) warm up the crowd.

Perdue has served alongside Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) in the U.S. Senate for 1,382 days, but pretended to not know how to pronounce her name during his speech.

"Bernie and Elizabeth and Kah-mah-la or Kah-ma-la or Kamamboamamla or however you say it," is the rough transcript CNN's Ryan Nobles provided on Twitter.

Perdue is being challenged by Democrat Jon Ossoff, whose campaign posted video of the speech to Twitter:

Purdue was blasted for his remarks: