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Georgia 7th: Vet joins race with pledge to stand with Trump against socialism

June 06, 2019

Tamar Hallerman, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

An Air Force veteran is joiningthe crowded 7th District congressional race with the hope that his military and business background will help cut through the fray in the Republican primary.

Ben Bullock, the founder of a real estate investment firm, announced his first run for political office on Wednesday morning with a video that emphasized his roots in the state andwarned about the threat of socialismin the U.S.

“Today we face a different kind of terror in the form of socialism, with those on the left undermining our president,” he said in the video, which cuts to images of progressive members of Congress, including U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

Read more at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution