AF2 wheels down Dobbins Air Reserve Base at 11.05. It is a bright but blustery day with a temp of 77F.
VP emerged down steps alone, before being followed down by Sen Loeffler and Sec Scalia.
Gov Kemp was first in the socially distanced greeter line with his wife. None of the greeters (list below) was wearing a mask but had arrived in masks per local pooler. VP was not wearing a mask but also kept his distance from greeters.
Nest in line was Rep Collins who talked to the VP for about two min.
The official list of greeters from the VP’s office:
The Honorable Brian Kemp, Governor of the State of Georgia
Mrs. Marty Kemp, First Lady of the State of Georgia
The Honorable Doug Collins, U.S. Representative of Georgia’s 1st District
The Honorable Barry Loudermilk, U.S. Representative of Georgia’s 11th District
The Honorable Drew Ferguson, U.S. Representative of Georgia’s 3rd District
Major General Tom Carden, Adjutant General, Georgia National Guard
Colonel Craig McPike, 94th Airlift Wing Commander
Motorcade rolling at 11.26.
The first event is lunch at the Star Café with Gov Kemp.
Earlier Marc Short had this on VP’s second public lunch of the week with a governor of an early opening state.
“It’s an important visual the rest of the country needs to see.”