Politics

Casey Cagle, Candidate For Ga. Governor, Talks NRA And Delta

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle spoke to Denis O'Hayer on "Morning Edition."
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle spoke to Denis O'Hayer on "Morning Edition."
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Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle led a charge in the Georgia legislature to kill a fuel sales tax break that would benefit Delta Air Lines. The airline had eliminated a discount program for NRA members following the February school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

As “Morning Edition” continues conversations with the major party candidates for governor, Denis O’Hayer asked Cagle why he called Delta’s move “discriminatory.”

Hear the answer in the audio above.