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virginia republicans rally behind trump acolyte in senate race

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virginia republicans rally behind trump acolyte in senate race

in virginia’s gubernatorial race last year, republican officials weren’t especially concerned about their primary contest. ed gillespie was expected to cruise to an easy victory, easily dispatching corey stewart, who served as the trump campaign’s chairman in virginia, and who was running an explicitly pro-confederate platform.indeed, as slate’s jamelle bouie noted at the time, stewart “was running as a voice for trumpism, railing against ‘illegal immigration,’ condemning ‘transgender bathrooms,’ slamming gillespie as a ‘cuckservative,’ and centering his campaign on an aggressive defense of the state’s confederate monuments and memorials.”stewart lost that primary, but he came very close, which only emboldened him f...