Biden does more 'ribbon cutting' in South Korea as he touts Hyundai's new $5.5 billion pledge to build electric car factory in Georgia – boosting Gov. Brian Kemp days before his primary against Trump-backed Perdue

President Joe Biden will kick off his final day in Seoul by touting Korean automaker Hyundai's announcement that it will invest $5.5 billion in Georgia Overall, Hyundai's fresh investment in the United States will total $11 billion, a senior White House official saidWhile it's a win for Georgia's Democratic Sens. Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock it also gives a boost to Republican Gov. Brian Kemp Kemp is facing the Trump-backed former Sen. David Perdue on the Republican primary ballot Tuesday

President Joe Biden will kick off his final day in Seoul by touting Korean automaker Hyundai’s announcement that it will invest $5.5 billion to construct an electric vehicle and battery plant in Georgia.

Overall, Hyundai’s fresh investment in the United States will total $11 billion, a senior White House official said on a call Sunday morning, with another $5.7 billion going toward advanced automotive technology.

While the senior official commended the work of the state’s two Democratic Sens. Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock in helping clinch the deal, it’s also a win for Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp – who’s on the ballot Tuesday.

Kemp is being challenged by former GOP Sen. David Perdue, who’s been endorsed by former President Donald Trump, after Kemp allowed Biden’s 2020 election win in the Peach State to stand.

President Joe Biden will kick off his final day in Seoul by touting Korean automaker Hyundai's announcement that it will invest $5.5 billion to construct an electric car plant in Georgia. He's pictured giving a toast at Saturday night's state dinner with Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol

President Joe Biden will kick off his final day in Seoul by touting Korean automaker Hyundai’s announcement that it will invest $5.5 billion to construct an electric car plant in Georgia. He’s pictured giving a toast at Saturday night’s state dinner with Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol

Perdue lost his Senate seat to Ossoff in a pair of run-off races on January 5, 2021, which flipped control of the Senate to the Democrats.

On Friday, while Biden was in Seoul, Hyundai Motor Company president Jay Chang stood alongside Kemp at the future factory site near Savannah.

A year ago, Georgia and local government partners spent $61 million to buy a tract of land where the plant will be consturcted.

Kemp called the investment ‘the largest economic development project in our state’s history.’

‘We are proud to welcome Hyundai Motor Group to Georgia as we forge an innovative future together,’ he also said.

About 8,000 American jobs are expected to be created by the endeavor.

Ahead of Tuesday’s primary, Kemp has opened up a sizeable lead over Perdue.

Wednesday’s Fox News poll had Kemp, seeking a second term, 32 points head of the Trump-backed Perdue.

The winner of the GOP primary will face Democrat Stacey Abrams on the November ballot.

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