Former President Donald Trump celebrated “ALL WINS” from his favorites in major races on Tuesday night – a tongue-in-cheek assertion that will have included his sarcastic “endorsements” of Democrats.
The previous president, who endorsed a handful of candidates in the 2022 midterm season, gushed in regards to the wins on his social platform Reality Social.
“Appears to be like like a unbelievable night of ALL WINS – Nice Candidates!!!” Trump wrote Tuesday night.
He later added: “26 and 0 tonight, turning quite a few tight races into huge and straightforward wins. Total for final 4 years, 98.4% on Endorsements!”
Trump had jokingly endorsed Democratic candidates corresponding to Dan Goldman, who gained his New York major on Tuesday night time. “It’s my nice honor to Strongly Endorse him,” Trump wrote in a Reality Social put up final week.
“I do that not due to the truth that he headed up the Impeachment Committee and misplaced, however as a result of he was honorable, honest, and extremely smart,” Trump added.
In additional severe endorsements, Trump-backed Florida Republican congressman Matt Gaetz defeated former FedEx govt Mark Lombardo in a major on Tuesday night. The victory got here regardless of Gaetz being underneath investigation over intercourse trafficking allegations concerning a minor.
The Home Freedom Caucus member, who denies the allegations, obtained Trump’s endorsement on Saturday. The previous president referred to as him “a relentless Fighter for the unimaginable individuals of Florida’s 1st Congressional District!”
In the meantime, Oklahoma consultant Markwayne Mullin defeated banking govt T.W. Shannon within the Republican major run-off election for Oklahoma’s U.S. Senate seat.
The Oklahoma Senate seat opened up when incumbent Jim Inhofe introduced he was retiring earlier this yr. If he wins in November, Mullin will serve the remaining 4 years of Inhofe’s time period.
Trump’s Florida endorsees swept major races on Tuesday night time, together with Kat Cammack, John Rutherford, Marco Rubio, Gus Bilirakis, Neal Dunn and Anna Paulina Luna.
Different Trump-backed Florida Republican victors included incumbent Congressmen Vern Buchanan, Greg Steube, Scott Franklin, Byron Donalds, Brian Mast, Mario Diaz-Balart and Carlos Gimenez.
Trump-endorsed New York wins embody incumbent Republican congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis, Elise Stefanik and Consultant Claudia Tenney.