Today, on the eve of another round of key primaries, former vice president Mike Pence campaigned with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R), who faces a primary challenge from David Perdue, the former senator recruited to run by former president Donald Trump. Monday night, Trump held a “tele-rally” for Perdue on Monday night. The race, in which Kemp is heavily favored, could be among Trump’s biggest defeats of the cycle. On Tuesday, there are also races on the ballot in Alabama and Arkansas, as well as runoffs in Texas.
Meanwhile, President Biden continues his first trip to Asia since becoming president. In a news conference Monday, Biden said the United States would defend Taiwan militarily if it came under attack by China, comments the White House immediately sought to clarify. He also said he did not believe a quarantine to prevent the spread of monkey pox in the United States would be necessary.
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