The State Bar of Georgia headquarters in downtown Atlanta.
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The State Bar of Georgia headquarters in downtown Atlanta.

Friday on Political Rewind, our panel was live from the annual Georgia Bar, Media & Judiciary Conference at the State Bar of Georgia in downtown Atlanta. The conference brings together Georgia lawyers, judges and journalists for discussions centered on law and the courts.

Our panel discussed the intesifying political feud between Congressman Sen. Kelly Loeffler and Rep. Doug Collins over Johnny Isakson’s former Senate seat. And DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond, a member of today's panel, explained why he recently decided not to run for the position. 

Also, we discussed President Trump’s continued interference in the judiciary branch in recent weeks in the Roger Stone court proceedings.

Panelists:

Jim Galloway — Lead Political Writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Sam Olens — Former State Attorney General 

Amy Steigerwalt — Political Science Professor, Georgia State University

Michael Thurmond — DeKalb County CEO

Eric Tanenblatt — Republican Strategist