Youngkin and His National Ambitions Straddle the ‘Big Lie’ Divide
Youngkin’s two-step has generated little backlash from members of the party’s MAGA wing, who seem willing to shrug off his support for Trump defiers so long as he’s on board with a few of their favorites.
Youngkin gets “big points” for stumping for Lake and LePage, said John Fredericks, a conservative radio host and chairman of Trump’s Virginia campaigns in 2016 and 2020. “And when he does that [for Lake and LePage] and then he goes to see Brian Kemp, we’re like, ‘Who cares?’ ”
It would be a different story, “if he only saw the RINOs,” Fredericks said, meaning Republicans in name only.
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