‘They’re Going To Have To Eat Their Words’: Kari Lake Fires Back At Those Turning Against Trump

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Republican Arizona Gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake said those turning their back on former President Donald Trump will have to “eat their words” if she and senate candidate Blake Masters win their respective races.

Both Arizona’s gubernatorial and senate races have yet to be called. Lake is challenging Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, who leads Lake by less than 13,000 votes with only 70% of the ballots in. Masters trails incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly by nearly 100,000 votes. Arizona’s Maricopa County has seen significant delays in its vote tallying after complications with voting machines on Election Day.

“We’re going to win probably comfortably, and [Blake Masters] going to win but it’s going to be tighter. But we believe Blake Masters has a very, very, very good shot of winning, and they’re afraid,” Lake said. “They wanted, you know, the whole narrative, the reason they slow-rolled these results was, ‘Oh, the Trump-endorsed candidates didn’t do well. Didn’t do well.’ We’re going to win in Arizona and they’re going to have to eat their words.”

The former president endorsed more than 400 candidates throughout the midterm cycle, with heavy emphasis on races in Arizona, Georgia and Pennsylvania. Despite the endorsements, Pennsylvania elected a Democratic governor and senator while Georgia’s senate race will head to a run off.

Republican Virginia Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears said Trump needs to step aside and that she could not support him. (RELATED: ‘This Is Ron DeSantis’ Party’: ‘Morning Joe’ Panel Says Trump ‘Lost’ America)

“In those states where he has endorsed the candidates in fact, Republicans on the same ticket who he did not endorse, over performed whereas his candidates totally underperformed by as much as 10 points,” Sears said on Fox Business Thursday. “It is time to move on.”

The Wall Street Journal editorial board out right called Trump a “loser” and blamed him for the GOP’s loss of several key races.

Famous Democratic strategist James Carville said Wednesday on MSNBC that Democrats should have lost at least 57 seats but managed to avoid a red wave because of Trump’s presence.