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Trump’s 2022 Record Hits Impressive High: Donald’s Primary Election Picks Keep Winning and Now He’s 116-7
By Ben Dutka|June 9, 2022
Trump’s 2022 Record Hits Impressive High: Donald’s Primary Election Picks Keep Winning and Now He’s 116-7

When former President Donald Trump left the White House a few years ago, most Democrat leaders hoped he would recede into the shadows.

But Trump has remained in the political spotlight, becoming even more vocal as the Biden administration faced crisis after crisis. And #45 has been teasing another run to the Oval Office for a long time.

In the meantime, “the power of Trump” in the Republican Party is undeniable.

Right-wing candidates looking to secure election victories definitely want Trump’s endorsement. At least, that’s what the statistics keep showing us — in 2022, Trump-backed candidates rarely lose.

His picks just keep winning all over the country, and in many different states. The message is clear: if you want the GOP’s nomination, get Trump’s support.

In just the past few weeks, the former POTUS has ran his impressive record to an all-time high, scoring election victories from California to New Jersey. The result is a statistic that Democrats shouldn’t ignore.

From Breitbart:

Sixteen Republican candidates backed by former President Donald J. Trump enjoyed sweeping election wins in California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota Tuesday night, putting Trump’s endorsement record at 116-7 in 2022.

Every Trump-backed candidate in California got their nominations in the general election on Tuesday, including House Minority Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

That’s a somewhat surprising feat given the fact that Cali is typically a heavy blue state, and it can be difficult to push GOP candidates. But maybe that’s why it’s even more important to get Trump’s support.

In Iowa, Trump’s picks – Gov. Kim Reynolds, Rep. Ashley Hinson, and Rep. Randy Feenstra – all earned nominations. Sen. Chuck Grassley also soundly thumped his challenger Jim Carlin in Tuesday’s primary.

Other notable Trump selections included Rep. Trent Kelly (R-MS), Ryan Zinke (R-MT), and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem. Zinke currently holds a slim lead; he was U.S. secretary of the interior under Trump.

As for Gov. Noem, Trump has often sung her praises:

Kristi Noem has done a great job as Governor of South Dakota.

She is strong on Borders, the Second Amendment, preserving land and Energy Dominance, Medical Freedom, and kept South Dakota open during COVID.

She fully supports our great Law Enforcement, Military, our wonderful Vets — and is a fighter for the incredible people of South Dakota.

The numbers really can’t be swept under the rug — at this point, it’s clear that Trump is on a tear.

Before the Tuesday primaries, Trump was 100-7; he just added another 16 wins to the total. He was perfect in Alabama, Texas, and Arkansas, and only lost significantly in Georgia (4 of Donald’s picks went down).

For a good span of time, Trump was undefeated with his picks, and he also went 55-0 in the Ohio and Indiana primaries.

While Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis appears to be gaining on Trump in 2024 presidential polls (and in some cases, he’s ahead), it still seems obvious that Trump remains an extremely influential figure in the GOP.

Even if he doesn’t run for President again, it’s likely that he’ll remain active in the Party, and will continue to flex his significant political muscle.

Key Takeaways:

  • Former President Donald Trump’s selected candidates keep winning.
  • Trump is now 116-7 overall in 2022, with 16 more picks getting nomination nods this week.
  • Democrats can’t ignore the fact that Trump’s political influence remains sky-high.

Source: Breitbart

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Ben Dutka
Ben S. Dutka is a journalist, writer and editor with over two decades of experience. He has worked with three newspapers and eight online publications, and he has also won a Connecticut short story contest entitled Art as Muse, Imaginary Realms. He has a penchant for writing, rowing, reading, video games, and Objectivism.
Ben S. Dutka is a journalist, writer and editor with over two decades of experience. He has worked with three newspapers and eight online publications, and he has also won a Connecticut short story contest entitled Art as Muse, Imaginary Realms. He has a penchant for writing, rowing, reading, video games, and Objectivism.
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