She was in the state on Thursday campaigning for Abrams, cheering "everybody gets a vote!"
The voice on the robocall, which went out to an unknown number of Georgia voters, identified itself as the "magical negro Oprah Winfrey". See the way Denise answers Oprah's question of whether she is voting for Abrams: Her eyes glisten with excitement as she nods vigorously and says, "I absolutely am voting for her", clearly thinking the thing any of us in her position would be thinking, that finally this is her chance to become best friends with Oprah.
"I am an independent woman", Winfrey said.
Secretary of State Brian Kemp (R) opposes in-state cultivation of medical marijuana, even though thousands of medical cannabis patients in Georgia lack reasonable access to the low-THC oils they are allowed to possess.More news: Lionel Messi in Barcelona's squad to play Inter Milan in Champions League
"I'm the only candidate with a plan to get that done and to do that without vitriol, without vilifying people", she added. She also said the election is about issues like expanding Medicaid insurance and focusing state spending on public education, job training and small business start-ups.
Oprah preemptively scolded the crowd of reporters witnessing her Georgia performance against making any speculation her appearance was in service of a run for the White House in 2020. "Are you voting for her?" "[She] has been down to Mar-A-Lago.until I ran for office we did very well. I paid for myself and I approve this message".
Vice President Mike Pence bit back at Hollywood's coming out to Georgia and pushing Abrams on voters. "I think they are trying the burn the tape".
"We now talk to more than 700 voters on an average day, and call volume has picked up considerably", Democratic Party of Georgia spokesman Seth Bringman said of their voter protection hotline.
Her path to victory, as the campaign sees it, comes through activating voters who might have sat out past elections or never before cast a ballot while - at the same time, with the same message - appealing to political moderates, especially those tied into Atlanta's booming economy. The group describes itself as "White Nationalist anti-jew" and has sponsored robocalls in support of white nationalist Patrick Little's failed California Senate campaign, and has also targeted Florida's black gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum. President Donald Trump carried Georgia by more than five points in 2016.