• In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

    3 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Rep. Mark Sanford, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, lost his South Carolina congressional seat hours after the president injected himself into the bitter Republican primary by stoking memories of the incumbent's public extramarital affair several years ago.
    In the most dramatic result in primaries across five states Tuesday, Sanford was the second incumbent House Republican to lose a primary this year - the latest victim of intense divisions among the GOP in the Trump era. Though he has a generally conservative voting record, his criticism of Trump as unworthy and...
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  • Trump Tweet Helps Sink Mark Sanford In South Carolina Primary

    Trump Tweet Helps Sink Mark Sanford In South Carolina Primary

    3 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    The GOP congressman fell to state Rep. Katie Arrington, who attacked him for his frequent criticisms of the president.
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  • Sanford's fatal sin: Crossing Donald Trump

    3 monthes ago - By Politico

    In the end, it wasn't the Appalachian Trail that brought down Mark Sanford. It was President Donald Trump. The South Carolina congressman's stunning defeat in Tuesday's Republican primary effectively ended the turbulent two-decade career of a political icon who once harbored presidential aspirations. From his time as a congressman in the 1990s, to his eight-year governorship, to his unexpected House comeback that followed, Sanford had long established himself as a figure who cut against the grain - the rare politician who loved to break with his own party. Yet in taking on Trump, his...
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  • Rep. Mark Sanford Loses GOP Primary in South Carolina After Criticizing President Trump

    3 monthes ago - By Time

    Over more than two decades, South Carolina voters forgave U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford for his quirkiness, his infidelity and his lies. But they could not forgive him for his criticism of President Donald Trump.
    Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republican nomination for another term in the coastal 1st District around Charleston by state Rep. Katie Arrington.
    Less than three hours before the polls closed, Trump endorsed Arrington on his Twitter account with an especially personal shot at Sanford.
    “Mark Sanford has been very unhelpful to me in my campaign to MAGA. He is...
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  • Republican Sanford loses in South Carolina after Trump urges his ouster

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Representative Mark Sanford, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, lost a Republican congressional primary in South Carolina on Tuesday, after Trump urged voters to punish Sanford's disloyalty by tossing him from office.
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  • Mark Sanford Survived the “Appalachian Trail.” He Couldn't Survive Trump

    3 monthes ago - By Slate

    When then-Gov. Mark Sanford admitted in 2009 to carrying on an extramarital affair under the guise of hiking the “Appalachian Trail,” the South Carolina Republican escaped with a censure, and remained popular enough to win back his old congressional seat a few years later. But in 2018, he couldn't survive Donald Trump.
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  • Republican Sanford losing in South Carolina after Trump calls for his ouster

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Representative Mark Sanford, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, was losing a Republican congressional primary in South Carolina on Tuesday after Trump urged voters to punish Sanford's disloyalty by tossing him from office.
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  • Rep. Sanford on GOP primary: ‘I'm going to lose this race'

    3 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Trailing in the Republican congressional primary to an opponent supported in last-minute tweets by President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford told supporters in South Carolina on Tuesday night: “I'm going to lose this race.” Results were still coming in as he made the comments in suburban Charleston. With much of...
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  • Rep. Sanford on GOP primary: 'I'm going to lose this race'

    3 monthes ago - By Star Tribune


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  • US Rep. Mark Sanford, trailing in South Carolina's Republican primary, tells crowd: “I'm going to lose this race”

    3 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - US Rep. Mark Sanford, trailing in South Carolina's Republican primary, tells crowd: “I'm going to lose this race”
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