Jim Galloway, doing his usual great job at the AJC, brings us some quotes from some of Georgia’s Republican congress critters on the ever changing Governor’s race:
Republican Rep. Lynn Westmoreland said Wednesday that Deal has made his plans known to the delegation and has received a “very, very, very, very good reception” from Georgia Republicans.
“We’re excited” about his announcement, Westmoreland said.
Deal said he had yet to form a committee so his status in the race, exploratory or otherwise, is not yet official.
It doesn’t appear there will be a consensus within the delegation. Republican Rep. Jack Kingston said he is supporting state Sen. Eric Johnson, who is the godfather of Kingston’s son.
“It’s a catfight,” Kingston said of the GOP field.