Never Trump Establishment Loses Again as MAGA Keeps Rising at Ballot Box

Breitbart | 6/13/2018 | Staff
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Voters in a handful of major states on Tuesday again rejected the establishment Never Trump wing of the GOP and backed “Make America Great Again” economic nationalist candidates in a sweep for the MAGA movement at the polls nationwide.

The biggest result on Tuesday was state Rep. Katie Arrington’s outright victory over Never Trump congressman Mark Sanford, the disgraced former governor of South Carolina. Arrington’s win came as Sanford has focused his last two years in Congress on bashing President Donald Trump whenever he can, most notoriously falsely accusing the president of being “partially to blame” for the shooter at a Republican baseball practice last year that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise critically wounded. Scalise has mostly recovered from his shooting wounds.

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But Sanford has also attacked Trump on the Stormy Daniels episode, siding with the fake news media over the president of hiss own party, and has been a thorn in the side of the president’s legislative agenda in addition to his frequent public criticisms. Sanford, the former governor of South Carolina, left office after a sex scandal in which he was unfaithful to his wife with a woman from Argentina. The scandal became the butt of national jokes because his staff lied about the whereabouts of the then-sitting governor of South Carolina, saying he was hiking the Appalachian Trail when he was in fact with his mistress in Argentina. Sanford later made a political comeback, winning back his old House seat in South Carolina’s first congressional district by defeating late night comedian Stephen Colbert’s sister in a hotly contested general election. He went on to be a founding member of the House Freedom Caucus and a leading critic of President Trump from the Never Trump wing of the GOP, before losing to Arrington on Tuesday.

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