Trump targets this SC candidate with a primary day tweet

Trump targets this SC candidate with a primary day tweet

Trump targets this SC candidate with a primary day tweet

Less than three hours before the polls closed, Trump endorsed Arrington on his Twitter account with an especially personal shot at Sanford. The second-term House member's district leans Republican, though Democrat Hillary Clinton received more votes there than Trump did in 2016. Nearly more so than anywhere else, SC likes to elect the known quantity, the person with the most name recognition. State Attorney General Janet Mills is expected to win the Democratic nomination, while business executive Shawn Moody is the frontrunner in a close, four-person race for the Republican nomination. Local, state and national Democrats have called on him to drop out of the race in the deep-red district and say they won't support him if he wins.

Trump, saddled with low approval ratings, has emerged as a focal point in several races around the country.

"In response to the president's tweet, Michigan Rep. Justin Amash came to his colleague's defense, hitting back at Trump's remarks by replying, "@MarkSanford's job is to support and defend the Constitution.

In his tweet, Trump said: "Mark Sanford has been very unhelpful to me in my campaign to MAGA". He is MIA and nothing but trouble. The president himself weighed in by stoking memories of the affair, tweeting that Sanford was "better off in Argentina".

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But he also has softened some of his hardline stances.

As S.C. governor, his rigid ideological conservatism made him a favorite of tea party Republicans while putting him at odds with state lawmakers over spending. "We have had it with career politicians".

In June 2009, Sanford disappeared from public view for six days and later claimed that he had been hiking on the Appalachian Trail.

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Sanford apologized, though the episode ended with his wife divorcing him.

He was elected to the House again in 2013, and was a popular figure among colleagues.

'Great night for Republicans!' tweeted Trump. She simultaneously hit the Freedom Caucus member for not securing more federal funding for infrastructure for the district and for not being a real fiscal conservative.

The South Carolina congressman's loss in Tuesday's primary was the most stunning outcome on a day that voters in Virginia, Maine, Nevada and North Dakota also went to the polls.

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By Tuesday night, Meadows was lamenting Sanford's fate.

President Donald Trump is trumpeting the defeat of a South Carolina Republican congressman who has been critical of his administration.

Sanford was struggling to pull ahead of state Rep. Katie Arrington, who had attacked the incumbent for his frequent criticisms of Trump.

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