GOP Rep. Dan Newhouse, Who Voted to Impeach Trump, Wins Primary With Weakened Advantage in Washington

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A U.S. House Republican who voted to impeach President Donald Trump precocious to the wide predetermination with a weakened advantage.

Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-Wash.), the incumbent congressman of the 4th territory successful Washington state, received 25.48 percent of each the 139,806 votes successful the nonpartisan primary held connected Aug. 2. He is going to look Democrat Doug White, who got a precise adjacent 25.38 percent, successful the wide election.

Loren Culp, the Republican campaigner who was endorsed by Trump, had astir 6,000 less votes than the superior winners.

Though President Joe Biden won Washington authorities successful the 2020 statesmanlike election, Trump led him with a 19-point vantage successful the 4th Congressional district.

Epoch Times Photo Former President Donald Trump (L) talks with LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman connected a greenish during the pro-am circular of the Bedminster Invitational LIV Golf tourney successful Bedminster, N.J., connected July 28, 2022. (Seth Wenig/AP Photo)

Compared to the results of 2020, Newhouse’s vantage has seemingly been weakened implicit the past 2 years, which is apt caused by his pro-impeachment stance.

Newhouse won with 57.4 percent of each votes successful the 2020 primary, much than treble the votes of the second-position Democrat Doug McKinley.

However, helium volition apt beryllium capable to triumph the wide predetermination if the bulk of the Republican votes from the superior spell to him.

Impeachment Republicans Score 2:6

At slightest six retired of the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump successful 2021 volition not instrumentality adjacent Congress.

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-Ohio), and Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.) person announced retirements aft the existent term.

Rep. Peter Meijer (R-Mich.) has been defeated by Trump-backed John Gibbs successful the Republican primary.

Gibbs is simply a erstwhile Trump medication official.

Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.), a five-term congressman, mislaid his reelection bid to South Carolina authorities Rep. Russell Fry, who was endorsed by Trump.

However, Meijer told Sirius XM radio’s Julie Mason that helium didn’t regret the impeachment vote.

“I would alternatively suffer bureau with my quality intact than enactment reelected having made sacrifices of the soul,” helium said.

Rep. David Valadao (R-Calif.) and Newhouse survived the primary.

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.) is competing with Trump-backed Joe Kent for the 2nd presumption successful the 3rd Congressional territory superior successful Washington state. Beutler is starring with a razor-thin borderline of 257 votes.

Epoch Times Photo Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) delivers a closing connection during a proceeding by the House Select Committee to analyse the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol breach, successful the Cannon House Office Building successful Washington connected July 21, 2022. (Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) appears to beryllium warring an uphill conflict to past the superior successful a deep-red authorities Trump won with a landslide successful 2020.

The Republican superior for the lone legislature spot successful Wyoming volition beryllium held connected Aug. 16.

Allen Zhong


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