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Trump Impeachment Supporter Six time Congressman Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler concedes primary defeat to Trump-endorsed challenger Joe Kent 


by Jim Brunner, Seattle Times, August 9, 2022

Six-term U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler conceded defeat to Donald Trump-endorsed challenger Joe Kent on Tuesday after new vote totals confirmed she would place third in the primary.

The concession was further proof of the political price paid by Republicans who dared to impeach Trump over his role in stoking the January 2021 assault on the U.S. Capitol. Of the 10 House Republicans who joined Democrats in that vote, Herrera Beutler was the seventh to retire or be ousted in a primary.

Kent, an Army combat veteran and first-time candidate, will face Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez in November. She placed first in the primary with about 31% of the vote to 23% for Kent and 22% for Herrera Beutler.

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Trump issued a statement Tuesday night celebrating Herrera Beutler’s defeat.

“Joe Kent just won an incredible race against all odds in Washington State. Importantly, he knocked out yet another impeacher, Jaime Herrera Beutler, who so stupidly played right into the hands of the Democrats,” Trump said. “Joe is a wonderful guy, who bravely served our Country as a Green Beret. He has a truly bright future.”

Kent ran a campaign marked by loyalty to Trump — echoing the former president’s false claims about the 2020 election and promoting an “America First” agenda, including a near-total shutdown on immigration and refugees. He also has vowed to move immediately to impeach President Joe Biden if elected and to launch investigations of Democrats.

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Trump-backed Tim Michels defeats party favorite in Wisconsin GOP gubernatorial primary


by Ben Wheden, Just the News, August 9, 2022

Businessman Tim Michels emerged victorious in the Wisconsin Republican gubernatorial primary.

Former President Donald Trump endorsed Michels, who also earned the endorsement of former Wisconsin Republican Gov. Tommy Thompson. He defeated former Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch.

Kleefisch racked up endorsements from state Republicans and former Trump officials Vice President Mike Pence, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Kleefisch served as lieutenant governor under then-Gov. Scott Walker, who also endorsed her in the race. Michels will go on to face Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in the November election.

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