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The South Carolina Republican party potentially could decide to waive 2020 a primary election, when President Trump is running for re-election-but a concrete decision has not been made yet, state GOP Chairman, Drew McKissick told Fox News on Wednesday.
The Washington Examiner first reported, the state party can give up a primary to protect this year, “” Trump, setting off a flood of speculation about the South Carolina GOP plans for the upcoming election.
But McKissick emphasized that a decision would not be made until after the party, the Executive Committee meets in the summer of 2019. Then, McKissick, together with a voting member from each County in the state, determine wide of your plan for a primary school to the Republican National Committee.
To unite “the purpose of the political parties, a platform and selects candidates, the advance would be that the platform” McKissick said, adding that the entire state party supported the trump card in this respect.
When he ran for President in 2016, President Trump, the South-Carolina-party won-although not the approval of the Governor at the time. In the summer, South Carolina’s Republican party could do without, decide a primary in his upcoming re-election bid.
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“It is totally on the table, to make the Board a decision or other about a party. But no one’s forcing or pushing in any direction to do about it, one way or the other at this point,” he said. “No one was also just thinking about it or talking about it.”
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To opt the state’s GOP out for a primary, but it would be the first time it happened in the Palmetto state. The Republicans opted against a primary in 1984 during the former President Ronald Reagan is largely uncontested re-election bid, and again in 2004, when former President George W. Bush ran for re-election.
Democrats, also skipped primaries for the former President Bill Clinton’s re-election bid in 1996, and former President Barack Obama’s campaign for re-election in 2012, according to The State newspaper.
Nevertheless, the idea of the Republican party was even on the abolition of the “First in the South” primary drew widespread condemnation among the state Democrats.
“The Republicans have themselves a pig in a poke. I don’t know why everyone is surprised, as the Republicans have. to deny the experts the people the right to vote,” South Carolina Democratic party Chairman Trav Robertson told Fox News “You have a President that half of the Republican base are not supported, and you want to deny you the right to choose.”
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His party has the popular, but sometimes snide, Southern phrase “Bless your heart.”
Jaime Harrison, the associate chair of the Democratic National Committee, took to the social media: “To hell with democracy.”
“I’m going to laugh out loud the next time I hear a GOP official to speak about the salvation of democracy, or the rule of law. I just said, time for fairy tales when I read to my son,” Harrison, a former Chairman of the South Carolina Democratic party.
But Matt Moore, a Republican strategist and former Chairman of the South Carolina GOP, said delegates who would be elected votes in the national convention, which is one of their communities, so that the “voices of the people be still.” He also noted state primaries cost “well over $2 million”, and with the trump of consent is so high in South Carolina, there was “no need to waste taxpayers ‘money” on the race.
“The party leaders are weighing the cost of a primary versus what was probably a foregone conclusion,” Moore told Fox News.
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South Carolina is responsible for the basis of the invoice for the presidential primaries.
Before the midterm elections, trump-the approval rate was 44 percent, in South Carolina, according to a Winthrop poll.
Dr. Scott Huffmon, a political science professor at Winthrop University and Director of the Center for Public Opinion & Policy Research, speculated that the state try to protect the GOP could be the trump card “out of the weakened in the election to the Bundestag by the slog through a primary fight” in contrast to anxious, he could lose the state.
And while the South Carolina GOP has yet to decide whether it will hold a primary, McKissick, he said, I’m looking forward to the Democrats’ own.
“Our goal is the mediation of political entertainment, but to advance our agenda. [Democrats] have a clown-car in South Carolina for the next year. I’ll get the popcorn and watch,” he said.