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Who Has Trump Endorsed Ahead Of The 2022 Midterm Elections? Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images

It seems like Donald Trump is focusing most of his anger over losing the Presidential election in 2020 on Georgia. This weekend, the former President will put his status as a Grand Old Party (GOP) kingmaker on the line to turn voters against the state’s Republican governor Brian Kemp.

On Saturday, Trump will hold a rally in north Georgia to boost former US Senator David Perdue, reported Bloomberg. Trump recruited Perdue to run against Kemp, and Representative Jody Hice, who is up against Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, also a Republican. After the incumbents refused to overturn his loss to President Joe Biden, Trump began a public quest to oust them.

According to polls, Perdue is faltering while Kemp is holding a double-digit lead for the May 24 contest. Kemp's win in the primary election would represent an embarrassing setback for Trump. In 2020, he became the first Presidential candidate of the Republican party to lose the state in 28 years.

Brian Robinson, a GOP consultant and top aide to former Governor Nathan Deal, said that "Georgia will play a major role in determining Trump’s future." He shared that if Trump's slate were to win, there is "no one who would doubt that his word is practically messianic."

Robinson added that Trump has put a lot of "chips on the table here, and it’s possible that there could be some high stakes losses... in which case it sends the signal that his grip has loosened.”

Other Trump-endorsed candidates, including former football star Herschel Walker, who is running against Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock, will also be highlighted during the Georgia rally.

Meanwhile, a prosecutor who had been leading the fraud investigation into the Trump Organization wrote in his resignation letter that he believes Trump is "guilty of numerous felony violations."

Mark Pomerantz wrote the letter to Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg where he expressed frustration with Bragg's handling of the case, reported CBS News. The prosecutor said that he believes that Bragg's decision not to prosecute Trump now, and on the existing record, is "misguided and completely contrary to the public interest."

Amid the investigation into the former president's company, Pomerantz and Carey Dunne, also a prosecutor, resigned in February.

According to NBC New York, the Manhattan district attorney's office started investigating Trump in 2019. It has resulted in tax fraud charges against the Trump Organization, and its finance chief Allen Weisselberg.

On Wednesday, Danielle Filson, a spokesperson for Bragg, said that the investigation continues, and that a team of "experienced prosecutors is working every day to follow the facts and the law."

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Former US President Donald Trump speaks to the crowd during a rally at the Florence Regional Airport on March 12, 2022 in Florence, South Carolina. Todays visit by Trump is his first rally in South Carolina since his election loss in 2020. Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images

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