Mark Sanford drops GOP primary challenge of Trump

A worthy attempt

Image result for mark sanfordMark Sanford, a former South Carolina governor and congressman, on Tuesday dropped his challenge against President Trump in the Republican primaries.

Sanford, a frequent Trump critic, launched his bid two months ago, but it never gained traction. He focused on addressing the rising national debt, which he said is a concern “at the core of my being.”

“It was a longshot, but we wanted to try and interject this issue, how much we’re spending, into the national debate which comes along once every four years,” he said Tuesday in New Hampshire outside the statehouse. “I don’t think on the Republican side there’s any appetite for a serious nuanced debate with impeachment in the air.”

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