Donald Trump Endorses North Carolina Representative Ted Budd For US Senate Lara Trump Won’t Participate
Donald Trump backs North Carolina Representative Ted Budd for US Senate after daughter-in-law Lara Trump announces she won’t run because her kids are too young
- Donald Trump has announced that North Carolina Representative Ted Budd will run for US Senate in the 2022 primaries
- The announcement was made at a rally in Tar Heel state on Saturday
- Those competing in the 2022 primaries want to replace Republican Senator Richard Burr, who is retiring
- Trump’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, also said she had decided not to flee to spend time with her young children.
Former President Donald Trump has backed North Carolina Representative Ted Budd to run for the U.S. Senate.
The announcement came after his daughter-in-law Lara Trump confirmed she has no plans to run for a Senate seat in Tar Heel state in 2022 because of her two toddlers.
Donald Trump introduced Budd of North Carolina’s 13th congressional district as “your next senator” to the crowd.
Former US President Donald Trump listens to Ted Budd announcing his run for the NC Senate at the NCGOP state convention on June 5, 2021 in Greenville, North Carolina
Donald Trump has announced that North Carolina Representative Ted Budd will run for US Senate in the 2022 primaries
“Many of you don’t know him very well, but you’ll probably get to know him in a few minutes,” he said. “Ted Budd.”
“I give him my full support,” Trump said. ‘He will fight like hell. He will fight like no one fights.’
Onstage, Budd thanked the Trumps for helping him with his 2018 and 2020 campaigns.
“Let’s make America great again,” Budd told the audience.
Trump also took a moment to thank other potential challengers for waiting to decide whether Lara would run Trump or not.
In December 2020, Budd tweeted about how he planned to object to the January 6 election results
Budd announced his candidacy back in April, where he criticized the “radical left” and said President Biden was a “weak leader.”
“The US Senate is the last line of defense to become an awakening, socialist wasteland and I’m running to stop that, period,” he said. Fox news.
Those running in the 2022 primary are looking to replace Republican Senator Richard Burr, who is retiring.
Budd’s candidacy came after Trump’s daughter-in-law announced she was not running for the seat.
“So I’ve been considering it and it’s a big decision in case nobody knew,” Lara Trump began.
Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, also said she had decided not to flee to spend time with her young children.
Those competing in the 2022 primaries want to replace Republican Senator Richard Burr, who is retiring
“And it’s something I’ve thought and thought about a lot, talking to my father-in-law, my parents, my husband, Eric.
“And because of the values my parents instilled in me, they taught me that when you give something, you give 100 percent.”
“Because of my two children who are very young, one and three, Carolina and Luke, it will be very difficult for me to compete in this Senate race now, but I’m saying no for now, not forever no, just so you can know …
“At the right time, I’d love to come back and run for something here in my home state.” The Trumps announced that they were instead backing North Carolina Representative Ted Budd for a Senate round.
Lara is pictured with her husband Eric Trump and their two young children, Luke and Carolina