Former President Donald J. Trump mocked CNN after candidates he backed claimed victory in their respective primaries.
On his social media platform, Truth Social, Trump posted a photo of himself laughing with Tucker Carlson, with the caption: “And then CNN said my endorsement would hurt the candidates…”
“BIG, HISTORIC WINS for Trump-endorsed candidates across the Country last night! Now 15-0 in Senate primaries, Perfect Records in Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, and Missouri. Congratulations to our MAGA Candidates!” Trump posted this week on Truth Social.
Trump linked to an article by Right Side Broadcasting Network saying he is now “15-0 in Senate Primaries”.
In Michigan, Republican congressman Peter Meijer, who voted to impeach Trump after the January 6 attack on Congress, was defeated by the Trump-endorsed John Gibbs.
Blake Masters, a Trump-backed former Peter Thiel employee, secured the Republican candidacy to face Democrat Mark Kelly for an Arizona Senate seat.
The former TV personality, Kari Lake, who has shared claims that the 2020 Presidential election was stolen, won the GOP primary for Governor of Arizona.