Former President Donald Trump is demanding primaries for the “RINOs, sellouts, and known losers” who crossed him on last week’s infrastructure vote — with three notable exceptions.
Trump, in a Saturday email blast to followers of his Save America PAC, asked for “good and SMART America First Republican Patriots to run primary campaigns” against 11 GOP representatives — almost all of whom voted “yea” on the Democrats’ $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill on Nov. 5.
“You will have my backing!” he promised the potential challengers.
But Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (R-SI/Bkln), New York City’s lone Republican House member, managed to escape Trump’s ire, along with Reps. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey and Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania.
He did not explain why the three were