Republican Sanford loses in SC after Trump urges his ouster

Trump attacks Republican up for re-election with reference to affair

Trump attacks Republican up for re-election with reference to affair

The chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, who was sacked from the Trump campaign, was the frontrunner, but his win over state Delegate Nick Freitas still upset more moderate Republicans.

In Virginia's 10th Congressional District - a top pickup opportunity for Democrats in the fall - a female won a crowded Democratic primary and will face off against GOP Rep. Barbara Comstock, who also won her race.

The congressman had been a rising star in the GOP in 2009 when his aides told reporters he was missing because he was hiking the Appalachian Trail - only for him to get caught instead returning from Argentina, where he had been visiting his mistress.

Then in the tenth, state Sen.

"One second", Hostin said to McCain.

In one ad, Arrington tied the two chief arguments against him - insufficient support for Trump and the scandal - together. "When you look at my actual voting record, I've been with the president 89 percent of the time".

"That's ultimately what the race devolved down to, which was, 'Was I Trump enough vs. not, '" Sanford said. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, a close ally of Trump, was forced into a runoff after failing to muster the required 50 percent vote to win outright.

The conservative Sanford has been critical of Trump at times, saying he "fanned the flames" of intolerance and decrying his disregard for facts.

It took just six minutes after Air Force One touched down at Andrews, after a 23.5-hour journey back to Washington from his summit with Kim Jong Un in Singapore, for Trump to dance on Sanford's political grave. He then went on to serve as governor of SC from 2003 to 2011.

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Outgoing Rep. Mark SanfordMarshall (Mark) Clement SanfordMark Sanford: I pledge allegiance to the flag, not to Trump Ana Navarro: Republicans are "cowards" for not standing up to Trump The Hill's Morning Report - Can the economy help Republicans buck political history in 2018? "Mark Sanford has been very unhelpful to me in my campaign to MAGA", Trump tweeted just hours before polls closed.

Tuesday, Parnell won the Democratic primary, winning 60 percent of the vote.

And it wasn't the only race that a Trump tweet seemed to send reverberations through.

In Maine, voters spent Tuesday ranking their candidates in a new voting system called Instant Runoff Voting. It has voted Democrat in the three elections since. She is tough on crime and will continue our fight to lower taxes.

Adam Laxalt overwhelmingly won the Republican primary with 72.1 percent of the vote, while Steve Sisolak fended off his opponents with 50.1 percent.

Felkel said there were so many candidates in the GOP race for the 4th District that Bright, who has a core group of supporters, exploited the numbers in much the same way Trump did when he ran for president in a crowded GOP field. McMaster received the most votes of the four Republicans running, but will face Greenville businessman John Warren in a second contest June 26.

Democratic State Sen. Jennifer Wexton was the clear victor in a six-way primary in a northern Virginia district considered key to the House battleground map this fall, and will challenge Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock.

In North Dakota and Nevada, voters will set the stage for two of the most competitive U.S. Senate races in November, when Democrats must pick up two seats to capture a Senate majority.

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