David Perdue says he misunderstood ‘lock him up’ chants about Gov. Brian Kemp
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ATLANTA — Republican David Perdue said he “misunderstood” the Donald Trump supporters who chanted about imprisoning Gov. Brian Kemp when he smiled and flashed them a thumbs-up sign at the former president’s rally. The former U.S. senator said Tuesday he thought the Trump demonstrators who erupted into cheers were not chanting “lock him up” after he vowed to investigate the 2020 election if he defeats Kemp in the May 24 Republican primary. “I really thought they were saying ‘lock them up,’” he said after addressing a GOP gathering in Fayette County. “It was what I had said very pointedly in my ...