Former President Donald Trump jumped right back into this year’s most competitive gubernatorial race again on Monday, warning that rejecting his “Make America Great Again” agenda is a political loser and that Virginia Republicans must “watch the vote counters.”
Trump, who endorsed Glenn Youngkin when he won the Virginia Republican gubernatorial nomination back in May, slammed Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe late last week, calling the former Virginia governor a “political hack” who previously accepted large campaign contributions from him.
The Youngkin campaign dropped an ad Monday morning echoing Trump’s statement, referencing his donations to McAuliffe’s first campaign for office.
Trump, who supported McAuliffe’s first run for office, added that the Democrat only “said only great things and would do whatever I wanted, until I ran for office.”
In his latest statement on Monday, Trump referenced former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie’s failed run against Democrat