Rick Allen responds to campaign ad controversy before debate

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Augusta businessman Rick Allen is responding to controversy generated by his recently released campaign ad.

Allen is running in the Republican Primary for Georgia's 12th Congressional District seat.

In the campaign ad, Allen said that debt incurred by the Obama Administration was "immoral."

Before Thursday's GOP debate in Augusta, we caught up with Allen and asked about the ad.

"We're going to leave this debt to our children and grandchildren," said Allen. "The bible says a good man leaves an inheritance for his children and grandchildren. I mean that's pretty black and white."

Allen also said he will use his business experience as a platform to become the nominee.

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