In trying to be the first Georgia Democrat elected to the U.S. Senate since 2000, Ossoff will have to turn out a significant vote in metro Atlanta while offsetting Republican gains in the rest of the state. Jon Ossoff won the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Sen. David Perdue insisting that he’d relentlessly combat corruption in Washington. An ad for Sen. David Perdue attacking opponent Jon Ossoff. Georgia Senate candidate Jon Ossoff was caught lying to voters, attempting to appease Georgians on both sides of the Second Amendment debate. Josh Christenson October 18, 2020 1:15 PM, Chrissy Clark and Alex Nester October 18, 2020 4:59 AM, Washington Free Beacon Staff October 18, 2020 4:58 AM. This is the oldest, most obvious, least original anti-Semitic trope in history. By providing your mobile number, you consent to receive periodic campaign updates from Jon Ossoff for Senate. July 28, 2020 at 11:44 AM EDT Democrat Jon Ossoff on Monday denounced a now-deleted Facebook ad by Sen. David Perdue’s (R-Ga.) campaign that … “In the graphic design process handled by an outside vendor, the photo was resized and a filter was applied, which appears to have caused an unintentional error that distorted the image,” Burke said in a statement. According to the Forward, the ad had been running on Facebook since July 22 and had made a total of 3,000 to 4,000 impressions before it was removed by Perdue’s campaign. The Jewish Democratic Women’s Salon, an Atlanta-based grass-roots group, also condemned the ad.

Ossoff supports bans on "high-capacity" ammunition magazines and popular rifles like the AR-15. Msg & Data rates may apply. Since 2013, Ossoff has served as managing director and CEO of Insight TWI, an investigative television production company. He founded his own site as a junior in college and has been writing about news and politics since that time.

He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2010 and lives in Marietta, Ga. His Twitter handle is @DavidRutz. Perdue’s campaign said Monday that it had deleted the ad to ensure that there was “no confusion” about the senator’s intentions. He added: “Any attempts to smear him with charges of anti-Semitism are simply false.”. The ad — which declared that “Democrats are trying to buy Georgia!” — featured Ossoff and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), both of whom are Jewish. Perdue also signed a letter in 2017 along with all other 99 sitting senators urging top law enforcement officials in the Trump administration to do more in response to the rise in threatening messages against Jewish schools and institutions. Ossoff's campaign did not respond to a request for comment. The ads were released a day after Perdue launched a pair of direct-to-camera TV messages in his bid to keep his seat. “Sitting U.S.

The ads make no mention of Perdue, a former Fortune 500 chief executive, or President Donald Trump. . The 30-second spot released Thursday focuses on his background as the owner of a firm that’s produced dozens of investigative journalism documentaries – and links that work to challenges confronting the U.S. Senate in Congress. Perdue’s campaign declined to say whether it is considering cutting ties with the vendor after the incident. Industry estimates suggest there are nearly seven-and-a-half million new gun owners since March. Ossoff denounced the ad in a tweet in which he shared the Forward article. Perdue, who opposes the bans Ossoff supports and has an "A" rating from the NRA, holds a small lead in polling averages in a race that is critical to Senate control. “Now more than ever, we have to combat the ugly hatred we’ve seen continue to rear its head in this country.”. Rather, it serves as another introduction for Ossoff, who already has high name recognition in metro Atlanta from his failed 2017 run for a suburban U.S. House seat. Sen. David Perdue's (R., Ga.) campaign accused Ossoff of pandering to liberal donors, while lying to Georgia voters. Electing Jon Ossoff is Democrats' best chance to Flip the Senate Blue.

The gun-control group has also run ads in Georgia that fail to mention gun control. “I’m Jewish. According to the Jewish news site the Forward, which first reported on the ad, the black-and-white photo of Ossoff was “changed by having his nose lengthened and widened, even as other parts of his face stayed the same size and proportions.”.

Perdue’s campaign blamed an outside vendor and described the altered photo as an “unintentional error” that was caused when a filter was applied. Several other campaign ads in recent years have played off tropes widely viewed as anti-Semitic, such as depicting Jewish people holding wads of cash or accusing them of seeking to “buy” elections. Senator David Perdue’s digital attack ad distorted my face to enlarge and extend my nose,” Ossoff said. Everytown for Gun Safety, which has endorsed the Georgia Democrat, ran an ad campaign in five swing states that attacked Republicans on health care but avoided the gun issues. By providing your mobile number, you consent to receive periodic campaign updates from Jon Ossoff for Senate. David Rutz and Stephen Gutowski - October 9, 2020 8:00 PM. John Burke, a Perdue campaign spokesman, noted that the senator himself had not seen the ad. Ordered to Pay NRA Six Figures After Losing First Amendment Case, Ossoff Tells Voters He’ll Defend Second Amendment But Wants to Ban Semiautomatic Rifle Sales, Gun-Control Group Dodges Guns in Swing State Attack Ads, Ossoff Rips McConnell for Fundraising Shortly After RBG’s Death—But He Did the Same, Democratic Senate Candidates Largely Opposed to Court Packing, Eliana Johnson: Pence Got the Better of Harris on Court Packing, Harris: Biden Admin Will Repeal Tax Cuts ‘On Day One’, Video: Dem Senate Candidate Has No Idea What the Patriot Act Is, Cal Cunningham Refuses to Take Position on Joe Biden’s Refusal to Take Position on Court Packing, Biden Surrogate Says He’s Open to Court Packing, Beto (Finally) Fails Downward: Former 2020 Frontrunner Lands Teaching Gig at Texas State, This Week in Leftist Violence and Intimidation Vol. Burke pointed to Perdue’s record on combating racial and religious discrimination during his more than five years in the Senate, including his co-sponsoring of a resolution last year condemning all forms of anti-Semitism. Stephen Gutowski is a staff writer for the Washington Free Beacon.

The ad called for donations to Perdue, a Republican, by claiming that “Democrats are trying to buy Georgia.” This entry was posted in Democrats and tagged David Perdue, Georgia, Gun Control, Guns, Jon Ossoff. Chip in to send Jon to the Senate. Thomas Jonathan Ossoff (born February 16, 1987) is an American politician, media executive, and investigative journalist. Those spots also steered clear of mention of Trump – but included a direct attack on Ossoff. Those new owners could have a significant impact on upcoming elections. His first TV ad for the November election campaign continues that message. Both ads, which began running in September, open with the candidate wearing the same suit while saying "nothing is more important than keeping Georgians safe" before he claims not to support defunding the police. His twitter handle is @StephenGutowski. Jon Ossoff won the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Sen. David Perdue insisting that he’d relentlessly combat corruption in Washington. “We’ve exposed sexual slavery by ISIS, crooked judges, child trafficking and bribery,” said Ossoff. The Republican Jewish Coalition, meanwhile, defended Perdue as “a true friend to the Jewish community” who has “stood firmly against anti-Semitic bigotry.”, “Senator Perdue has made it clear that he strongly supports the right of all people to live free of anti-Semitism and hate in all forms,” former senator Norm Coleman, the RJC’s national chairman, said in a statement. His first TV ad for the November election campaign continues that message. Ossoff is running against Perdue in one of a handful of competitive races around the country that Democrats hope to win in their effort to take control of the Senate. Senator, literally no one believes your excuses.”, Ossoff later issued a statement in which he added that Perdue “can start with an unqualified apology to Georgia’s Jewish community.”. He can be reached at rutz@freebeacon.com. “The world knows and recognizes an anti-Semitic trope when they see one.

They both end on the same claim that Ossoff will "rebuild trust between communities and law enforcement." "F" rating from the National Rifle Association, Californians Donate Twice as Much as Georgians to Ossoff, Fact-Checker Rates Ossoff Ad Painting Perdue as Corrupt ‘Mostly False’, Georgia Dem Undermines Promise to Reject Corporate PAC Money, Taking Thousands From the Groups They Fund, L.A. “Obviously, this was accidental, but to ensure there is absolutely no confusion, we have immediately removed the image from Facebook.”. Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff has released dueling Senate campaign ads: One in which he declares his support for the Second Amendment and another that dodges the issue altogether. An independent fact-checker called an ad central to Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Jon Ossoff's anti-corruption campaign "mostly false" for accusing his opponent of …

Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff has released dueling Senate campaign ads: One in which he declares his support for the Second Amendment and another that dodges the issue altogether. . His email address is Gutowski@FreeBeacon.com. “Anybody who implies that this was anything other than an inadvertent error is intentionally misrepresenting Senator Perdue’s strong and consistent record of standing firmly against antisemitism and all forms of hate,” Burke said.