Senator David Perdue to quarantine after COVID-19 exposure as Georgia runoff election nears
Republican David Perdue of Georgia who's engaged in a tough runoff election to go back to the U. S. Senate has gone into quarantine after close exposure to someone infected with covert 19 from member station W. A. B in Atlanta, Lily Oppenheimer reports. The Purdue campaign says the senator and his wife both tested negative for the virus Thursday. Even so, per do his wife and his campaign team say they'll follow CDC guidelines. The senator who faces Democratic challenger John Ausaf in Tuesday's election runoff plan to attend a rally with President Trump this weekend in Georgia. Trump will be there in an effort to boost Republican turnout for what is expected to be a very tight contest. The outcome of two U. S Senate run offs and Georgia will determine which party controls the Senate in the next Congress.