Dan Donovan defeats Michael Grimm after nasty GOP primary
Jun 27, 2018, 09:59
A Grimm victory would go against the preferences of his party as well as President Trump, who compared him to failed Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore on Twitter this past week.
Grimm served more than seven months in prison after pleading guilty in 2014 to cheating the government out of taxes at his Manhattan restaurant.
Ex-congressman running for Congress after resigning in 2015.
Meanwhile, two Republicans backed by U.S. President Donald Trump prevailed in their nominating contests Tuesday night, again underscoring his influence among the party's voters.
"There's a tremendous amount of pressure put on the president by the Establishment that controls the House, leadership and so on", Grimm told Martha MacCallum.
Grimm, a bombastic former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent known for once threatening to toss a television reporter off a balcony, had cast himself as the true Trump supporter in what had become a nasty, insult-laden campaign.
Donovan, a 61-year-old former public prosecutor, isn't shy about highlighting Grimm's criminal history. He also tilted his politics rightward for the primary and cast himself as a loyal soldier for Trump, despite having been one of the few Republicans to vote against the tax reform bill that the president counts among his most important achievements.
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Now Donovan will face off against Democrat Max Rose, an Army veteran and former health-care non-profit executive. Both men have claimed that the seat is as good as lost for the GOP if their opponent wins.
"The Trump administration is a threat to everything we stand for here in Queens and the Bronx, and if we don't win back the House this November, we will lose the nation we love", Crowley said in a statement.
Grimm said he is not surprised that Trump endorsed Donovan - who Grimm has said is the more liberal candidate for the 11th District Republican primary - and said he was unfairly jailed for a crime usually punished with a civil fine.
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Maradona also said that by beating South Korea , Mexico showed that their initial win over Germany was no fluke. For example, if South Korea beats Germany 2-0 and Mexico beats Sweden 1-0, South Korea would finish second.
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Belgium now have three yellow cards to England's two, meaning this could be a battle of discipline more than anything. The victor will top the group , while the loser will finish second, but a draw could make things quite interesting.
Croatia 2-1 Iceland
Defender Sverrir Ingason twice threatened for Iceland , hitting the crossbar with a header in the second half. Iceland had to win all three points to have a chance of progressing into the last 16.
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However, the comments and the situation snowballed, causing the Swedes to inform the authorities and take a stand. The defending champions put in a nervous display after a barrage of criticism following defeat by Mexico.