Trump Endorses Freedom Caucus Chairman’s Primary Opponent

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Former President Donald Trump endorsed the primary opponent of Republican Virginia Rep. Bob Good, the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, on Tuesday.

Trump announced his support behind Republican state Sen. John McGuire of Virginia via a post on Truth Social. Trump has often attacked Good in recent months after Good endorsed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for president in 2023.  (RELATED: Trump Announces He Will Commute Sentence Of ‘Silk Road’ Founder If Elected President)

The primary election for Virginia’s 5th Congressional District is just weeks away on June 18.

“Bob Good is BAD FOR VIRGINIA, AND BAD FOR THE USA. He turned his back on our incredible movement, and was constantly attacking and fighting me until recently, when he gave a warm and “loving” Endorsement – But really, it was too late,” Trump posted. “The damage had been done! I just want to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, and the person that can most help me do that is Navy Seal and highly respected State Legislator, John McGuire, a true American Hero. John, who fought the Cartels on the Front Line, and then came home and fought the drug dealers in Virginia, will ALWAYS PUT AMERICA FIRST.” (RELATED: EXCLUSIVE AUDIO: GOP Rep. Bob Good’s Campaign Called Police On Trump Supporters Ousting Him From Pro-Trump Event)

Good was one of eight Republicans who backed the motion to vacate that toppled then-House Speaker Kevin McCarthy in October.

“Good won’t be electable when we get done with him,” Trump campaign manager Chris LaCivita said earlier this year, according to Cardinal News. Good endorsed Trump after DeSantis dropped out of the presidential race.

“I had the safest Border in history, built hundreds of miles of Wall, and then Crooked Joe Biden came along and ruined it, making it one of the worst human catastrophes ever in our Country,” Trump continued. “John and I will correct this situation, and fast! He is strong on crime, will protect our great Military/Vets, and will always defend our under siege Second Amendment. John McGuire has my Complete and Total Endorsement! MAGA2024.”

Good called police on a group of Trump supporters after he was removed from a Trump event in Farmville, Virginia, the Daily Caller previously reported.

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