Mark Sanford running scared in Trump-fueled primary

Mark Sanford running scared in Trump-fueled primary

By Alex Isenstadt (Politico) –

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — GOP Rep. Mark Sanford has spent the past three years torching President Donald Trump, firmly establishing himself as a staunch critic of the commander-in-chief who, unlike so many others in his party, never came around.

Now he’s suddenly at risk of losing his job over it.

The once seemingly safe former South Carolina governor, who’s never lost a bid for political office, is sweating in the final days of his primary race against state Rep. Katie Arrington, a political newcomer who’s cast Sanford as a disloyal Never-Trumper.

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