Candidates backed by former President Donald J. Trump had a near-perfect night in the South Carolina, Nevada, and North Dakota primaries Tuesday evening as 12 candidates secured their nominations, while only one lost her race. Trump’s endorsement record now stands at 129-8 in Republican primaries this midterm election cycle.
State Rep. Russell Fry thumped incumbent Rep. Tom Rice in the primary race for South Carolina’s Seventh Congressional District. Rice joined nine other House Republicans in voting for Trump’s impeachment for “incitement of insurrection,” which led to the South Carolina Republican Party censuring him, Breitbart News previously reported.
Trump slammed Rice in his endorsement of Fry, dubbing him “the coward who abandoned his constituents by caving to Nancy Pelosi and the Radical Left,