5 states vote in another round of closely watched primaries

5 states vote in another round of closely watched primaries

5 states vote in another round of closely watched primaries

"Based on the numbers I see, I think I'll end up losing this election", he told supporters.

Rep. Mark Sanford of SC attends a picnic for members of Congress hosted by President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, September 17, 2014.

Sanford was defeated by state Rep. Katie Arrington, who spent her campaign blasting Sanford a "Never Trumper". Scarborough noted that Sanford has said a number of critical statements about Trump in the past, so the MSNBC host flat out asked "Why don't we just say [the GOP] has devolved into a cult?"

The swipe was a reference to Sanford's unexplained disappearance from the state in 2009, which he later said was part of an affair he was carrying on with a woman in Argentina.

Arrington, who made a campaign issue of Sanford's criticism of Trump, won 50.6 percent of the vote to Sanford's 46.5 percent with nearly all ballots counted.

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Sanford is the second House Republican who's been on the wrong side of Trump to land in hot water during the GOP primaries.

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The Republican congressman Justin Amash, a fellow libertarian leaning Trump critic, also tweeted his support for Sanford, in a message aimed at Trump, writing: "He's one of the most principled, consistent, and conservative members of Congress I've ever known". Sanford spoke out against Trump as a candidate for president in 2016, and has called him culturally intolerant and criticized him for not releasing his tax returns.

And Trump famously backed Roy Moore, the former Alabama judge accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls, in a special election earlier this year that delivered the state's first Democrat to the U.S. Senate in a generation.

'I'm not looking for disagreement with the administration, ' Sanford told Politico.

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In an interview with Politico previous year, Sanford said Trump had "fanned the flames of intolerance" and called him unprepared for the presidency. Last night avid Trump loyalist Corey Stewart won the GOP's nomination for an open Senate seat in Virginia.

In her victory speech, the GOP nominee to represent the state's 1st District said that "We are the party of Donald J. Trump. and now, Congresswoman Katie Arrington", according to The Post and Courier.

'She is tough on crime and will continue our fight to lower taxes.

Sanford's seat is likely to remain in Republican hands no matter the victor of Tuesday's primary.

Sanford said Tuesday night that "I stand by every one of those decisions to disagree with the president". If no candidate wins an outright majority, ballot-counters eliminate the candidate with the fewest first-choice votes and redistribute that person's support to the runners-up - and so on until one candidate comes out on top. He is better of in Argentina.

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Polls have closed in both states and well as Maine, North Dakota and Nevada.

Arrington will take on Joe Cunningham, a construction lawyer and yoga studio owner who won the Democratic nomination Tuesday.

"I can not look my children in the eye and justify a vote for a man who promotes and boasts about sexually assaulting women", Roby said after the tape was released. Heidi Heitkamp. She is seeking re-election in a state Trump carried by 36 percentage points in 2016.

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