Published: Wed, June 13, 2018
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

Trump rips GOP's Sanford on primary day: 'He's better off in Argentina'

Trump rips GOP's Sanford on primary day: 'He's better off in Argentina'

"I think it's in some ways a bit of a thermometer about how Republicans in the state of Virginia are going to either embrace or move away from the President, because Corey Stewart has embedded himself and wrapped his arms around the administration", said NBC12 Political Analyst and VCU professor Dr. Deirdre Condit.

Linsey Davis Stover, a former Capitol Hill chief of staff who worked in the Department of Veterans Affairs under President Barack Obama, said he more than 12 years of federal government experience would help her "hit the ground running" to challenge Trump "on day one".

Polling is also close in matchups for two other top statewide offices: attorney general and secretary of state.

In the U.S. Senate, Republicans are hoping to reclaim one of Virginia's two Senate seats.

Sanford is one of Trump's most vocal GOP critics, and has publicly slammed his behavior and policies, including his travel ban, which he says "fanned the flames of intolerance".

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Before casting a ballot, Virginia voters in the primary election must declare whether they want a Republican or Democratic ballot. Republicans went on to sweep most major offices in general election contests that year. The Democratic nominees will be the overwhelming favorites in November.

Nevada also has an interesting governor's race, with six Democrats and seven Republicans vying to run for a position that's been controlled by the GOP for almost 20 years. Arrington, now a state representative, is challenging Sanford for the 1st Congressional District seat.

Helmer said he would support impeaching Trump without hesitation, accusing him of violating the emoluments clause of the Constitution and obstruction of justice by firing former FBI Director James Comey.

"This is about a president who presents a grave danger to our democracy", he told ABC News.

If you haven't had time to register to vote, we're sorry to inform you that you won't be able to since the due date was May 21. "The older people are ruling the country because the young people don't vote", said Mr. Berumen, a fast-food worker who recently moved here from California.

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In conservative North Dakota, Republican Representative Kevin Cramer faces little competition in the race for the nomination to challenge Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp. He is running unopposed in the Democratic primary. The message being put out: Don't let Democrats take over the Carson City statehouse and turn Nevada into another California, strategists say. Democrats need a net gain of 23 seats after the midterm elections to take control of the U.S. House.

Four years ago, Brat won a stunning upset in the Republican primary against then-Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the second-most powerful person in the House.

By contrast, Trump said that Sanford "has been very unhelpful to me in my campaign to [Make America Great Again]".

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.

"This has given me somebody to vote for", he said.

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