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PoliticsDonald Trump mocks Republican rivals like Sanford as 'Three Stooges'

15:36  09 september  2019
15:36  09 september  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump , though overwhelmingly favored to win the Republican nomination in 2020, ridiculed three GOP opponents who Sanford was later elected to Congress, and became known as a Republican critic of Trump . He narrowly lost a 2018 primary after the president

Trump attacked Sanford at the time as 'very unhelpful to me in my campaign' and 'nothing but trouble.' He mocked Sanford 's political scandal, claiming Sanford is the third Republican launch a primary challenge against the incumbent president. Former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh and former

WASHINGTON – As a third Republican announced he would challenge President Donald Trump for next year's Republican presidential nomination, the incumbent took to his favorite social media forum Monday to mock all of his GOP opponents.

Donald Trump mocks Republican rivals like Sanford as 'Three Stooges'© Evan Agostini, Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Mark Sanford

"The Three Stooges, all badly failed candidates, will give it a go!" Trump said in tweets aimed primarily at his latest challenger, former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford.

The president also presumably referred to his two other Republican primary challengers, former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh and former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld.

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mark sanford . Trump mocks ' Three Stooges ' considering running against him in GOP primary. Mark Sanford said Sunday that he will indeed challenge President Trump in the Republican primary. Like Trump , Sanford has an imperfect record when it comes to scandal.

Trump mocks ‘ Three Stooges ’ considering running against him in GOP primary. President Trump on Tuesday took a swipe at three GOP politicians — dubbed the “ Three Stooges ” Sanford has not announced that he plans to run against Trump , but he’s been a vocal GOP opponent of the president.

In singling out Sanford, Trump cited the former South Carolina governor's most famous moment: His travels to Argentina to see a girlfriend when he had told aides he was out hiking the Appalachian Trail. Sanford later won election to a U.S. House seat but lost last year to a Republican primary challenger endorsed by Trump.

"But now take heart, he is back, and running for President of the United States," Trump tweeted.

In challenging Trump for next year's presidential nomination, Sanford has criticized Trump for his insulting manner, and said he is turning women and young women away from the Republicans.

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Trump , Touting 2020 Clout, Mocks GOP Rivals as ` Three Stooge Trump launched a pointedly personal attack on Sanford just hours before polls closed. The incumbent, a frequent critic of the president, lost to state legislator Katie Arrington, who vowed to be more supportive of Trump if

Former South Carolina governor and Republican Rep. Mark Sanford announced Sunday that he is launching a primary challenge to President Donald Trump . Sanford lost his congressional primary in 2018 after emerging as a vocal critic of Trump , who in turn encouraged voters to vote against him.

"I am compelled to enter the Presidential Primary as a Republican for several reasons – the most important of which is to further and foster a national debate on our nation's debt, deficits and spending," Sanford tweeted on Sunday.

Walsh and Weld have voiced similar criticisms of Trump, especially his volatility.

All face uphill battles in unseating Trump, however.

For one thing, Republicans are canceling presidential primaries in several states, making it very difficult for any challenger to get any kind of a foothold.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Donald Trump mocks Republican rivals like Sanford as 'Three Stooges'

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