Republican Kelvin King to challenge Warnock in 2022 Senate contest

ATLANTA — A Republican owner of a metro Atlanta construction company entered the race for U.S. Senate on Monday with an attack on “cancel culture” and a pledge to run against Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock as a business-minded outsider. Kelvin King becomes one of the first in a likely wave of Republicans to challenge Warnock, the pastor of Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church who is up for full six-year term in 2022 after narrowly winning a January special election runoff. King was one of former President Donald Trump’s most prominent Black supporters in Georgia and founded a political outr...