>> Representative Mark Sanford, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, lost a Republican congressional primary in South Carolina Tuesday. Much to the delight of the President, who attacked Sanford on Twitter before polls closed saying, quote, Mark Sanford has been very unhelpful to me in my campaign to Make America Great Again.
He is MIA and nothing but trouble. He is better off in Argentina, the country in which Sanford admittedly had an extramarital affair after having disappeared for days in 2009. Trump backs Sanford's challenger state Legislator Katie Arrington.>> We are the party of President Donald J Trump.>>
>> She had made a campaign issue of Sanford's criticism of Trump. The Representative at times saying Trump fanned the flames of intolerance.>> You, you, you!>> Arrington's win, yet another example of the President's firm grip on the Republican Party. Sanford is the second Republican member of Congress to lose in a nominating contest this year, following Robert Pittinger's loss in North Carolina last month.
>> It's time.>> Another result from Tuesday, Democrats continue to send female candidates to fight the much-needed congressional seats, including Virginia's Elaine Luria, Abigail Spanberger and Jennifer Wexton. In Nevada, Susie Lee and Jacky Rosen were elected to take on the Republican contenders in November.