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Conservative groups are coming against Trump, Oz in Pennsylvania Senate race

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (AP) – Several prominent conservative groups get involved in Pennsylvania race for US Senate and supporting candidate Kathy Barnett as an alternative to Mehmet Ozrenowned cardiac surgeon, approved former President Donald Trump.

Anti-tax club for Growth supported Barnett on Wednesday and started airing ads on TV on her name. This follows Susan B. Anthony List’s anti-abortion speech. decision on from Tuesday to back Barnett over Oz.

“Katie is brave advocate for a life who exposes a person cost of abortion.” — Marjorie Dannenfelser, President of Susan B. Anthony List said in statement.

It’s unclear if there will be enough support and publicity to propel Barnett to the top. of field in May 17th Pennsylvania Primary.

Club for Growth, for instance, unleashed millions of dollars in advertising against Trump-backed JD Vance in Ohio GOP Senate Primary Only Early This Month for the author of the “Village Elegy” leaves on and win in race by eight points.

But growing attention on Barnett suggests anxiety in some conservative and pro-Trump circles that Oz does not reflect their views enough on abortion, guns, or culture wars waged by the Republican Party against democrats.

Loss of Oz next the week will mark another setback for Trump after his preferred candidate for the governor was defeated in Republican primary in Nebraska on Tuesday.

Trump remains the most popular figure among Republican voters, and his support helped Vance win in in final weeks of Ohio campaign. Both congressional candidates backed by Trump also won in Primary elections in West Virginia.

Fox News Poll released on Monday, however, offered a tough race in Elections to the Pennsylvania Senate.

Poll found 22% of GOP primary voters backed Oz with former Hedge fund CEO David McCormick and Barnett combined at 20% and 19%. O one-fifth of voters, or 18%, said they were undecided.

If elected50-year-old would be first Pennsylvania black woman sent to US Senate.

She came to race with little name recognition or money but dialed support among some right-wing groups by campaigning with allies of Trump’s groundless conspiracy theories that Democrats stole the 2020 election in Pennsylvania.

In recent years, she has become a speaker for against abortion causes, wrote a memoir about being black and a conservative, ran unsuccessfully for seat in Congress in democratic district in suburban Philadelphia and received a podium as a guest on conservative news shows.

Until recently the Pennsylvania Senate race was in the first place expensive Duel between Oz and McCormick. Both candidates and super PACs that support they reported expenses more over $50 million and covered the Pennsylvania airwaves with TV commercial.

McCormick, who has strong connections in the establishment back to his service in former George W. Bush’s administration receives support various The Trump administration believes it will close campaign with Texas Senator Ted Cruz trips over Pennsylvania for his.

But McCormick was dealt a devastating blow when Trump attacked him at Friday’s rally. for Oz, calling McCormick a “candidate of special interests and the globalists and the Washington establishment.”

Trump did not mention Barnett. McCormick and Oz were mostly silent in public about Barnett, who collected and spent a share of them money.

But Barnett criticized both as carpetbaggers. and “globalists‘ she accused Oz of being liberal and took aim at what she called a habit of the Republican Party. of the election of “the richest man”.

She is also rejected Trump’s approval of Oz, saying that Trump’s “Make America Great” or MAGA slogan “does not belong to President Trump. MAGA, although he coined the word, MAGA actually belongs to people”.

Another major race in Pennsylvania, for his open office governor is also volatile for Republicans, with party leaders and conservatives of the movement, fearing that the far-right candidate win This is.

This candidate, Doug Mastriano and Barnett, often campaign together, along with key numbers in trump circle who spread denial of the 2020 election, including Trump former national security advisor Michael Flynn and lawyer Jenna Ellis.


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Tyler Hromadka
Tyler Hromadka
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