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Katie Arrington on what your win could signal for midterms
GOP congressional candidate and trump pendant speaks to your primary victory against Rep. Mark Sanford in South Carolina.
Katie Arrington, the ousted incumbent, South Carolina REP. Mark Sanford, a Republican member of Congress primary this month, was seriously injured in a traffic accident on Friday in a wreck that left one person dead.
In a statement, published on Facebook, your campaign said that you underwent a surgery after she was injured when a driver traveling in the wrong direction hit her vehicle. A friend who was also in the car was seriously injured.
The Post and courier reported that the driver of the other vehicle died at the scene of the accident.
Her office said she suffered a fracture in his back, several broken ribs and other injuries that required surgery, including the removal of part of her small intestine and a part of your colon.
“In addition, the main artery in the legs, a part of the fracture together, and requires a stent,” the statement said. “More operations are required, including a probably still today; and it is likely that Katie will remain in the hospital for the next two weeks.”
“As a family last night asked asks you, Katie, for your continued prayers for the deceased and the deceased’s family, and prayers for a speedy recovery for Katie and her friend.”
Arrington Democratic rival, Joe Cunningham, said that he was suspending his campaign until further notice.
Arrington shock primary win Sanford made national headlines, as a rebuke of Sanford ‘ s “will Never Trump”-style rhetoric and his career impacted by the scandal.
TRUMP-BASHER MARK SANFORD, THE PRESIDENT CALLED, ” NOTHING BUT TROUBLE,’ SUPPLANTED IN KEY SOUTH CAROLINA PRIMARY
Arrington, a representative of the state, and a relative political newcomer, secured Trump support hours before the first ballot. She was vocal in her support of Trump and Sanford had used ‘ s criticism of the President as a cornerstone of its campaign.
“I tweeted fully support Katie Arrington for Congress in SC, a state I love,” Trump before the primary. “She is tough on crime and our fight for lower taxes will continue to be. VOICE Katie!”
Mark Sanford, was very helpful to me in my campaign MAGA. He is MIA and nothing but trouble. He is better off in Argentina. I fully support Katie Arrington for Congress in SC, a state I love. She is tough on crime and our fight for lower taxes will continue to be. VOICE Katie!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 12. June 2018
“It was amazing. It is definitely told from a run-off”), Arrington, on “Fox & Friends” about the President of the intervention.
Trump would supposedly go to to mock Sanford for a meeting with house Republicans: “I Mark, congratulations on a great race.”
Fox News, Gregg Re, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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