Around the South for May 21: SC, TX & VA

South Carolina: McMaster wants Nobel for Trump. Gov. Henry McMaster (R) is one of seven Republican governors who have signed a letter to the Nobel committee in Norway recommending President Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize, reports The State newspaper. The letter commended Trump “for his transformative efforts to bring peace to the Korean peninsula after more than 60 years of conflict and division.” Trump has endorsed McMaster in his bid for reelection as governor of the Palmetto State ……. Texas. Poll shows declining support for Democrats among millennials. The Houston Chronicle reports that a poll by Reuters/Ipsos finds that millennials, voters between ages 18 to 34, are not as pro-Democratic as they were two years ago. According to the survey, 55% of this age group were Democrats in 2016, but only 46% in 2018, a decline of nine points ……. Virginia: 6th District GOP chooses nominee. A 6th District Republican convention in Harrisonburg Saturday nominated state Rep. Ben Cline (R) to run for the seat being vacated by US Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R). Cline prevailed over seven other contenders, winning 52% of the vote. His nearest competitor was GOP National Committeewoman Cynthia Dunbar, reported the Roanoke Times …….