"I'm a Republican. I'll end up supporting a Republican." Former South Carolina GOP Rep. Mark Sanford says he's mulling a primary challenge to President Trump in 2020, but when asked, if it comes to voting for Trump or a Democrat, Sanford said he would have to back the President.
Former GOP Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina is considering challenging President Trump in 2020. “The people that have been encouraging me to do this have said, 'We need to have a conversation about what it means to be a Republican,'” Sanford says.
Former South Carolina Gov., Republican Mark Sanford is considering challenging Pres. Trump in 2020. “The people that have been encouraging me to do this have said we need to have a conversation about what it means to be a Republican,” Sanford says.
NEWS: @harrisonjaime 's campaign tells me he’s broken a fundraising record in his challenge to @LindseyGrahamSC . Harrison says his $1.5M raised in Q2 is the highest quarterly posting for a Democrat challenging a sitting Republican senator in South Carolina.
Fun to watch the Democrats working so hard to win the great State of South Carolina when I just won the Republican version - amazing people!
NEW: "Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina spoke up and made a direct comment on what the president said. I was very proud of him. It took courage for what he did," Sen. Dick Durbin says, firing back at Pres. Trump's denial of "sh*thole countries" comment
NEW: The South Carolina Republican Party likely to cancel its presidential primary in 2020 to protect from any GOP challengers that might emerge. (There is precedent for this strategy.)