Mr. Youngkin has issued two executive orders aimed at the G.O.P. base: one banning critical race theory and the other banning school mask mandates.
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MUST READ: Trump did not seem inclined to let him pivot away, repeatedly weighing in on the race. In an appearance on the “John Fredericks Radio Show” in September, Trump warned that Youngkin risked losing by not fully embracing the Make America Great Again movement.
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“The only guys that win are the guys that embrace the MAGA movement,” Trump said on the “John Fredericks Radio Show” when asked about Youngkin’s chances against Democrat Terry McAuliffe, a former governor seeking a comeback. “When they try to go down a railroad track, you know, ‘Hey, oh yeah, sure, love it, love it. Oh, yeah, love Trump. Love Trump. Okay, let’s go, next subject.’ When they do that, nobody, they don’t — they never win. They never win. They have to embrace it.”