Trump endorsement record suffers setbacks in several states


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An endorsement from former President Donald Trump can often help seal the deal for Republicans in primary elections. Tuesday’s June 25 primaries proved that’s not always the case. The contests showcased that the presumptive GOP presidential nominee’s sway sometimes only goes so far with voters. Trump’s chosen candidates in three congressional races in Utah, Colorado, and South Carolina lost out to Republican opponents. Still, Trump’s endorsement record this cycle is remarkably strong, and his picks have mostly aligned with Republican leadership on Capitol Hill. Only four Trump-backed candidates at the congressional level have lost their primaries, including the three losses...