Donald Trump Endorses PA Republican Senate Candidate David McCormick

Former President Donald Trump announced his support for Pennsylvania Republican Senate candidate David McCormick, who is running against incumbent Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pennsylvania).

Trump’s endorsement of McCormick was announced Saturday night during a political rally in Schnecksville.

President Trump: “Tonight, I will formally express my support for David McCormick.” Said crowd. “He’s a good guy. He wants to run a good ship. He’s a very successful and smart guy.”

McCormick was born in Washington, Pennsylvania and raised in Bloomsburg. He eventually graduated from West Point University, served in the 82nd Airborne Division, and served in the Middle East during the first Gulf War, according to his camp. Website.

President-elect Donald Trump shakes hands with David McCormick, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Bridgewater Associates, after a meeting at Trump International Golf Club in Bedminster Township, New Jersey, on November 20, 2016. President Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet and other senior positions in the new administration. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

In 2005, McCormick was nominated for; provided He served as Under Secretary of the Treasury under the administration of former President George W. Bush. McCormick also served as the vice president’s national security adviser during the Bush administration.

Trump added: “He’s given up a lot to do this. Let me be clear: He’s the Republican nominee.” “David McCormick, go out and vote for him, because Casey doesn’t do the awful things I say he does. He hasn’t done anything.”

Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pennsylvania, at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia, Friday, Feb. 16, 2024. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

President Trump’s endorsement of McCormick follows his endorsement of prominent physician Mehmet Oz in the 2022 Republican primary for Senate. In the crowded Republican primary, Mr. Oz received 419,999 votes, or 31.2%, and Mr. McCormick came in second with 419 votes.According to 048 votes, or 31.1% of the votes cast CNN.

Oz will face then-candidate Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pennsylvania) in the November 2022 election. Fetterman defeated Oz, receiving 2,751,012 votes (51.2% of the vote), while Oz received 2,487,260 votes (46.3%). .