David Perdue, the former senator from Georgia who lost his seat to Jon Ossoff, plans to challenge Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp in the Republican primary, according to three people familiar with the decision who spoke on the condition of anonymity to freely discuss the upcoming announcement.

Perdue will announce his intentions Monday, as first reported by Politico, and spent Sunday calling Republicans about his plan to file for the race, the people added. Former president Donald Trump has been pushing Perdue to challenge Kemp, whom Trump has blasted for not helping him overturn 2020 election results in Georgia, based on his false claims that the presidential race was stolen from him.

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