Tag Archives: Ed Gillespie

VIRGINIA: Trump Has The Sadz, Blames Loser GOP Gubernatorial Candidate For Not Loving Him Enough

The Washington Post reports: In a tweet after the election, Trump, who is traveling in South Korea, tried to explain away Gillespie’s loss by claiming that it did not reflect poorly on his own political potency. But it was not clear that a further embrace would have produced any better results. Virginia, which has been trending blue in recent years, ...

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VIRGINIA: Democrat Ralph Northam Beats GOP Trump Acolyte Ed Gillespie In Tight Gubernatorial Race

NBC News reports: Democrat Ralph Northam handily defeated Republican Ed Gillespie in the Virginia governor race on Tuesday in a contest that was being closely watched for signs of the national electorate’s mood. With 99 percent of the vote counted, Northam had 54 percent and Gillespie had 45 percent. Gillespie conceded in a speech last night to supporters several hours ...

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Election Returns Open Thread

Polls will be closing shortly in a number of important elections. In Virginia, the gubernatorial battle between Democrat Ralph Northam and Trump acolyte Ed Gillespie promises to be a nail-biter. Also in Virginia, transgender candidate Danica Roem has proven to be strong challenger for viciously anti-LGBT loony bird Bob Marshall’s seat in the state House. In Atlanta, former city council ...

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Junior: Vote For The Republican Tomorrow

The Hill reports: Donald Trump Jr. on Tuesday urged Virginians to get out and vote for Republican candidate Ed Gillespie for governor, mistakenly telling them twice that the election is Wednesday. CNN host Jake Tapper quickly pointed out that Trump Jr. had the wrong day, but a few hours later, the president’s son made the same mistake. Let’s take @EdWGillespie ...

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Trump Bashes Dem Veteran As Bad For Vets

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump took time out of his trip to Asia to weigh in on Virginia’s gubernatorial election taking place on Tuesday, slamming Democratic candidate Ralph Northam as “weak.” Northam heads to the polls with a slight edge over opponent Ed Gillespie, who has targeted Northam over his opposition to statues depicting leaders of the Confederate ...

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Trump Hails “Great Heritage” Of The Confederacy In Tweets Slamming Dem Candidate For Virginia Governor

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday again weighed into the Virginia governor’s race, arguing Republican nominee Ed Gillespie “will be a great governor” and slamming Gillespie’s Democratic opponent. Trump has previously tweeted support for Gillespie, who is running against Lt. Gov. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) in the Nov. 7 election. Northam quickly fired back, pointing to service in ...

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