Trump’s word carries weight.
According to a report from The Hill, Trump-endorsed candidate Dan Cox won the Maryland GOP governor primary; Cox is a First-term state delegate.
Cox defeated Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz —the preferred candidate of current Maryland Governor Larry Hogan.
From The Hill:
Cox touted his experience as a state delegate, small businessman and constitutional attorney. The Trump endorsee also previously made a bid for a congressional seat in the state’s 8th Congressional District, later losing to then-state Sen. Jamie Raskin (D).
Schulz, meanwhile. touted her experience working under Hogan as both a former commerce secretary and labor secretary in addition to her experiences serving in the Maryland House of Delegates.
“Congratulations to Dan Cox. NBC Fake News just called the race, but in this case the reporting wasn’t Fake (for a change!),” Trump said on TRUTH Social.
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