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Primaries Show Republicans 'Are the Party of President Trump'

Primaries Show Republicans 'Are the Party of President Trump' Primaries Show Republicans 'Are the Party of President Trump'
Russell Knight | 15 June, 2018, 12:32

Jeff Flake, a fierce critic of the President who decided not to run for re-election in Arizona.

Corker, a Tennessee lawmaker who is retiring in January, is increasingly open about his frustrations with Trump's trade and other policies.

Arrington's campaign was based on the premise that Sanford - who has criticized Trump's style and questioned his knowledge - is insufficiently supportive of the President.

He was the top aide to Trump's presidential campaign in Virginia in 2016, but was sacked for staging an unauthorized protest of the Republican National Committee.

Hours before the polls closed on Tuesday Trump gave a shout out to Arrington, tweeting that "Mark Sanford has been very unhelpful to me in my campaign to MAGA. He is MIA and nothing but trouble", Trump wrote in a tweet Tuesday afternoon, less than three hours before polls closed in SC. The president himself weighed in by stoking memories of the affair, tweeting that Sanford was "better off in Argentina".

U.S. Representative Mark Sanford is the latest Republican to learn a tough lesson - challenging President Donald Trump can be political suicide. As South Carolina's governor, Sanford famously ducked the public eye for several days to spend time with an Argentine woman. Those midterms may be more consequential than usual this time around, as Democrats hope to take the House back from the Republicans and, with it, the opportunity to impeach President Donald Trump. Republicans across the board embraced candidates who mirror the president, including a conservative firebrand who was nominated for the Senate in Virginia.

And in the 4th district GOP contest, third-party ads attacked state Sen. Tim Kaine, the Democratic Party's 2016 vice presidential nominee, in the fall. "I look forward to working together with him to drain the swamp and continue making America great again". "This is clearly not the Republican Party I once knew, loved and proudly served". Stewart - who favors keeping Confederate monuments - had always been on the fringe of the state's GOP; now the win makes him the standard-bearer of a deeply divided party that hasn't won a statewide race in almost a decade. "And he has Stewart voters to thank for it".

A second incumbent Republican congressman has lost his seat in a primary featuring intense divisions among the GOP in the Trump era.

In Virginia, a state legislator favored by the Virginia Democratic Party establishment won a crowded battle for the right to challenge one of the most endangered congressional Republicans in November's elections.

Rosen is vacating her seat in the Third Congressional District, and it's widely expected that philanthropist Susie Lee will easily land the Democratic nomination for that district.

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Caleb Alexander, co-director of the Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Taking multiple medications that didn't carry a depression risk was not associated with increased depression.

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Poulter also played in the morning, while Johnson and Henley played in the afternoon as the wind reached its full strength. With a westerly breeze gusting to 30 miles per hour (48 kph) forecast to whip across the nearly treeless course , the U.S.

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President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau engaged in a war of words after the G7 summit . When asked if the president shares his views, Navarro said that the sentiment came from "Air Force One".

There was a decent showing for women, particularly in Virginia, last night.

"You see real Americans actually winning for a change", Trump Jr. continued.

Sanford had his own political baggage over the years.

Democrats notched another win in state legislative special elections on Tuesday, the party's 43rd red-to-blue flip since President Donald Trump stepped into the White House past year. Jacque confirmed his concession in a phone call with CNN.

The district could go to a runoff thanks to ex-Democrat Dimitri Cherny, who has 3 percent of the vote.

She will face Democrat Joe Cunningham in November's general election. Horsford won his primary Tuesday and Hardy was leading in early returns.

In North Dakota, Republican Representative Kevin Cramer faced little competition in the race for the nomination to challenge Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp.

Trump doubled down on the tweet on Wednesday, saying he had to get involved in the race because Sanford was "so bad".

Gregg Re is an editor for Fox News.

The Senate landscape is becoming more settled Tuesday night as well.

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