On the Georgia Trail: Pence’s plans, hurricane politics, ‘we kick them’

Vice President Mike Pence. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Vice President Mike Pence already had to cancel one fundraiser to boost Republican Brian Kemp’s campaign for governor because of a hurricane. He’s not yet sidelined the makeup date despite another monster storm headed for Georgia.

Pence still plans to arrive at a Delta Air Lines facility Thursday afternoon and then follow it up with a high-dollar Georgia GOP fundraiser in Buckhead. Donors were sent an email late Wednesday asking them to “please monitor your inbox” in case of a late change.

If he comes, he’ll surely be shadowed by questions about the timing of his visit, just as Hurricane Michael is churning through Georgia.

Democrats also plan to roll out the welcome mat with a rally outside of the Grand Hyatt Buckhead featuring a range of supporters of Democrat Stacey Abrams. Among the speakers are Jeff Graham of Georgia Equality and Nse Ufot of the New Georgia Project.

The trip was moved to Thursday after an earlier visit was scrapped in September as…

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