By BEN NADLER, Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) — More verbal fireworks can be expected in a debate between the two Republicans battling to become Georgia’s governor after another secret recording was revealed earlier this week.READ MORE: Joe And Son's Olive Oils Celebrate 10 Years In South Tampa
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Secretary of State Brian Kemp meet Thursday evening in Atlanta after Kemp’s campaign released a secretly-recorded audio snippet where Cagle is heard saying the primary contest was about “who could be the craziest.”
Cagle’s campaign decried the release by Kemp as “dirty politics.”READ MORE: Oak Hill Hospital Named Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center
Talk of the recording will likely resurface in the debate, as Kemp seeks to ride the momentum it brought him. Cagle likely will seek to make the conversation about the ethics of releasing a secretly-recorded private conversation.
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The debate will be televised live by Georgia Public Broadcasting.