Former President Trump said Saturday that North Carolina State Rep. Ted Budd had His “complete and complete endorsement” to replace the state’s retired Republican Senator Richard Berry.
Why is this important: The 2022 Burr Championship is set to be one of the most watched races in the United States. which may set the balance of power in the Senate Which is technically divided into 50-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris holding the tiebreak vote.
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The big picture: Trump vowed onstage at the meeting that “We̵7;re going to campaign against” Budd, who participated in the Republican Party’s main court.
His endorsement came after his daughter-in-law Lara Trump. Who was named to the race said “not for now” to participate in the race. Although she added, “Not forever.”
Other Republican candidates In the main race are former Governor Pat McCrory and former NC Representative Mark Walker.
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