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 the Army and as a physician.