BKP Has A Live Call-In With Andrew Clyde

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BKP has the 9th congressional district #Republican nominee on the show to discuss election night and whats coming up in November. Clyde is wearing his combat boots on the floor one last time in November because of the fight he promises to take for the 9th district. He plans to stay focused for the November election.

 

 

 

Clyde “honored and humbled” by Ninth District support

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ELLIJAY, Ga – Ninth District Republican candidate Andrew Clyde expressed his enthusiasm to represent Ninth District voters and has begun preparing for the race to November.

Clyde told Brian Pritchard on Good Morning from the Office that he had an “amazing election night” and is feeling “pretty incredible.” He also took a moment to thank everyone who voted for him on Tuesday and thoroughly enjoyed meeting people from all 20 counties while on the campaign trail.

Throughout 2020, Clyde visited each county in the Ninth District wearing his combat boots from his time in the Navy. He might even wear them on the Congressionally floor if he wins the General Election.

“We had the right message of capabilities and experience for the people of the Ninth District,” said Clyde.

The Clyde campaign had to overcome an approximately $2.2 million attack ad buy dedicated to bringing them down. These ads pervaded radio waves, social media, and other media outlets.

When asked how he and his wife overcame all the negativity, Clyde responded with a “lot of prayer.” They spend every morning with time in prayer and asking for God’s guidance with the campaign.

Since winning the runoff election, Clyde received a seven-minute congratulatory phone call from President Donald Trump. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, and Congressmen Jim Jordan, Buddy Carter, Drew Ferguson, Jody Hice sent congratulations as well.

With 100 percent reporting, Clyde garnered 50,055 votes (56.31%) to Matt Gurtler’s 38,832 votes (43.69%).
The party leader is also “ready to roll” for the November 3 General Election. Clyde added, “It’s important we get every Republican out to vote.”

The Ninth District is the most conservative one in Georgia, but no one should take that fact for granted.
Clyde will face Devin Pandy, who is running as a bipartisan Democrat, in November.

Feature image courtesy of Andre Clyde for Congress.

Andrew Clyde declares victory in Georgia’s Ninth District

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NORTH GEORGIA – Earlier tonight, Andrew Clyde said, “I’m declaring victory tonight” to a room full of supporters in Commerce, Ga. after he clinched the GOP nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives Ninth District seat.

The night ended fairly early for the gun shop owner and Navy Veteran with the race being called before 10 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11. Clyde won 55.96 percent of the vote with 85 percent reporting. Gurtler received 44.04 percent of the vote. He carried at least 15 of the 20 counties in the Ninth District. Gilmer County was still out at the time this article was published.

President Donald Trump has already called Clyde to congratulate him on winning a hard-fought race.

Clyde at his victory party in Commerce. Ga.

Now that the runoff is over, Clyde and company will turn their eyes to November. The Republican candidate will face Democrat Devin Pandy, who also won his runoff tonight.

Whoever wins on November 3rd will take Representative Doug Collins (R) seat in the House of Representatives. Collins is currently in a race for Kelly Loeffler’s (R) senate seat.

Clyde will be appearing on FYNTV.com with Brian Pritchard on Thursday at 8.am.

See how all the statewide races in FYN’s coverage area turned out, here.

Interested in viewing local races? Visit the specific county to see who won their runoffs.

Clyde & Gurtler Debate LIVE July 17th 8pm on FYNTv.com

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Watch Georgia’s 9th Congressional District Republican Debate LIVE FYNTv.com!

Georgia 9th Congressional District Republican Primary runoff will be August 11th 2020.  Watch tonight as
runoff candidates Matt Gurtler and Andrew Clyde will be joining #BKP LIVE on FYNTv.com the evening! Friday, July 17 @ 8 p.m.
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#BKP Has A Live Call In With Andrew Clyde

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#BKP is joined this morning by Andrew Clyde. They discuss Tuesday’s election, the runoff, and other candidate endorsements. Clyde also discusses his life in the Navy and his life experiences. Andrew Clyde shares his thoughts on renaming military bases and defunding of police. 

 

2020 9th Congressional District Candidate Interviews with BKP

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BKP interviews the candidates for the 9th Congressional District. These candidates discuss with BKP the latest in the news from Black Lives Matter, Pro-Life or Pro-Choice, Department of Education and the 2nd Amendment on if they support it or not. These interviews will better help you get to know the candidates for the June 9th election.

 

Kevin Tanner:

 

Ethan Underwood:

 

John Wilkinson:

 

Andrew Clyde:

 

Paul Broun:

 

Matt Gurtler:

 

#BKP Has A Live Call-In With Andrew Clyde

Election

#BKP has 9th Congressional District Candidate Andrew Clyde to discuss his campaign. Clyde discusses his years in the navy and says hes “Not a politician.” Clyde believes in limited government and the second amendment. He doesn’t think we should “Bailout” the states. Clyde calls this the fight of our lifetime. 

 

All nine House of Representatives candidates debate

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ELLIJAY, Ga – With the Georgia Primary finally set for June 9, the nine candidates for U.S. House of Representatives District Nine seat met for a Zoom debate.

The nine Republican candidates are State House District 8 Rep. Matt Gurtler, District 50 State Senator John Wilkinson, State House District Rep. 9 Kevin Tanner,  property rights attorney Ethan Underwood, small business owner Kellie Weeks, small business owner Andrew Clyde, former law enforcement officer Maria Strickland, physician Paul Broun, and Constitutionalist Michael Boggus.

All candidates voiced their support for the big issues like Second Amendment Rights, supporting President Trump, limited government, and fiscal conservatism. However, Gurtler took the opportunity to call out fellow Georgia General Assembly members for their yearly budget votes.

“As one of the three elected officials in the State House and the Senate, I think it’s funny when I hear my opponents Tanner and Wilkinson say that they’re fiscally conservative, yet they vote for the budgets, which add a billion to 1.5 billion dollars every year to Georgians. I oppose those budgets every year and we also take one to one federal money, which adds to the national debt that’s something that I’ve been fighting for more transparency with HB4,” expounded Gurtler.

Gurtler called out Tanner and Wilkinson for “fake talking points.”

Wilkinson responded, “I’m proud of the state we live in. I’m proud to serve on the appropriations committee. I’m proud that I’ve been able to help the counties of Northeast Georgia during my service at the legislature I think that speaks for itself. When you have a triple-A bond rating, a balanced budget, and you’re the number one place in the nation to do business and a million more citizens than you did ten years ago, something must be going right and I’m proud to be part of that.

“I’m a Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, anti-federalist type politician. They believed in a limited role of the federal government. The states under the 10th amendment have certain responsibilities – transportation, education infrastructure, [and] other things are part of the [state’s] responsibility. I’m proud we have a balanced budget in Georgia, a triple-A bond rating, one of the few states in the country that does. I’m proud that Gov. Kemp continues to put forth a well-balanced, conservative budget. I’ve been proud to support that along with most every Republican in the House. We did have a few Democrats and one member of the panel who did vote against the budget.”

Kevin Tanner acts according to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.

Gurtler called out their responses as “fake talking points” by Republicans, and he’s the only proven conservative in the race.

COVID-19 and State Bailouts

On the topic of COVID-19, everyone admitted the virus is real, but it’s time to safely get the country back to work.

“Certainly, the coronavirus is a health issue, not a government issue. In my opinion, Dr. Fauci, Dr. Birx, and even Dr. Toomey in Georgia, they’re swamp creatures, and they have been able to accomplish what Comey, Clapper, Brennan, Strzok, and all those other people tried to do to take this president down, stated Broun. “We need to get this economy going. We need to let people be responsible for their own actions.”

“I would never diminish the fact that people are afraid,” said Tanner. “I have been surprised how quickly people are willing to give up their liberties for safety. I think that is a concern. I think we have small government overreach in many areas. I have been amazed at how well businesses have stepped up on their own.”

Paul Broun previously served as Congressman as Representative in District 10.

Many also denounced the first $2.2 trillion bill for government overreach and unnecessary spending. Gurtler said that “75 percent of the bill had nothing to do with the coronavirus.”

Wilkinson championed moving manufacturing back to the U.S. and making China accountable for some of the debt incurred by COVID-19.

Most were against a states bailout by the federal government, except Strickland.

She said, “I would think a limited amount of bailout would be appropriate to some of the states only because this a unique situation that no one expected to be getting into. Granted, the states some of them like New York, New Jersey that spent their money on illegal immigrants and all this other kind of thing. They didn’t prepare for the future. We do need to bailout some of them, but only a limited amount.”

“I think it’s fine if the states get a stimulus as long as it goes to people and the small businesses,” stated Boggus. “Small businesses [are] the backbone of this country. This stimulus should be pork-free unlike the last one and there shouldn’t be [any] ice cream bought by Nancy Pelosi.”

Underwood brought up the Federal Emergency Relief Act, which is available to all states to purchase medical equipment and relief.

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Ethan Underwood supported privatizing healthcare and making it more accessible to the public.

“Are the states not going to tax us? Because it seems like every level of government thinks their money comes from somebody different, and it’s all coming from us. We all the taxpayers here,” explained Weeks. “We’re all just getting billed again and again and again.”

“Several states were in trouble before this started because of irresponsible decisions at the state level. Bailouts don’t work. Bailout bills are always filled with pork and actually reward bad decisions,” heralded Clyde. “We have a huge national debt and it would be irresponsible to add more to it. We need to get the people back to work.”

Hear detailed answers from all the candidates about the next COVID-19 package, contact tracing overreach, and defunding the World Health Organization, watch the debate here.

Andrew Clyde owns Clyde Amory and U.S. Navy veteran.

Healthcare

Turning to the ongoing saga of affordable healthcare for Americans, all candidates agreed that Obamacare should be repealed.

Underwood championed a private healthcare system that travels with people. It would no longer be tied to employers, which prevents many individuals in the gig-economy from accessing reasonably priced and effective healthcare plans. He added that preexisting conditions must be factored in when creating a new healthcare platform.

“Stand firm against socialized medicine,” said Gurtler. When Republicans controlled the House and Senate, they still couldn’t repeal Obamacare.

“People in our rural areas deserve good healthcare and the best way to do that is to get the federal government completely out of it,” Wilkinson stated.

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John Wilkinson championed his agriculture experience and the benefit it will bring in Congress for Georgia farmers.

Broun, who previously served in Congress and worked as a physician, presented his bill that would put doctors and nurses in charge of medical decisions. “All healthcare goods and services cheaper for everybody.”

“The only solution to health care is a free-market solution,” said Tanner. “The bigger underlying problem is the pharmaceutical companies have their hand in almost every Congressional race and Congressman in Washington. They’re controlling the drug prices. Gov. Kemp appointed me to chair the mental health reform commission last year. One of the biggest challenges we faced was the pharmaceutical companies and their desire not to have changes in our healthcare system.

To hear the candidates’ comments about President Trump, immigration, China, sanctuary cities, staying in touch with voters, and closing statements, check out the debate.

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Strickland supported a limited bailout for some states.

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Michael Boggus is running as a Republican but has issues with both parties.

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Kellie Weeks owns North Georgia Gun and says she is running because she doesn’t hear her voice in the Republican candidates.

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