It was another strong primary night for former President Donald Trump.
According to a report from Fox News, the former President went 26-0 in races where he had endorsed a candidate —even winning a few Democrat races he endorsed sarcastically.
Trump celebrated on TRUTH Social.
“Looks like a fantastic evening of ALL WINS – Great Candidates!!!” Trump said, later adding “26 and 0 tonight, turning numerous tight races into big and easy wins. Overall for last 4 years, 98.4% on Endorsements!”
From Fox News:
Trump had jokingly endorsed Democratic candidates such as Dan Goldman, who won his New York primary on Tuesday night. “It is my great honor to Strongly Endorse him,” Trump wrote in a Truth Social post last week.
“I do this not because of the fact that he headed up the Impeachment Committee and lost, but because he was honorable, fair, and highly intelligent,” Trump added.
In more serious endorsements, Trump-backed Florida Republican congressman Matt Gaetz defeated former FedEx executive Mark Lombardo in a primary on Tuesday evening. The victory came despite Gaetz being under investigation over sex trafficking allegations regarding a minor.
The House Freedom Caucus member, who denies the allegations, received Trump’s endorsement on Saturday. The former president called him “a relentless Fighter for the incredible people of Florida’s 1st Congressional District!”
Gaetz’s initial reaction to his landslide victory was shared on Twitter by his communications director Joel Valdez.
Congressman @MattGaetz’s first reaction to his landslide primary win:
“This is a fighting district, and for two more years they’ll have a FIGHTING congressman.” 🇺🇸🔥 pic.twitter.com/mS4GRoirea
— Joel Valdez (@realJoelValdez) August 24, 2022
More over at Fox News:
Former President Trump celebrates 'ALL' endorsement wins in primary: "Great candidates!" https://t.co/wGDmGcAo4S
— Fox News (@FoxNews) August 24, 2022