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Trump shames GOP candidates who lost after distancing themselves from him

President Donald Trump on Wednesday trashed losing Republican candidates who distanced themselves from him during the midterm elections.

“Mia Love gave me no love, but then she lost,” Trump said at a White House news conference of the Utah Republican who failed in her House re-election bid on Tuesday. “Too bad.”

He listed several other GOP lawmakers he said had rejected his “embrace” before falling to Democratic opponents: Reps. Carlos Curbelo in Florida; Mike Coffman in Colorado; Peter Roskam in Illinois; and Barbara Comstock in Virginia, among them.

Trump had also given shoutouts to lawmakers who requested — and received — his support before winning. He name-checked victorious Reps. Andy Barr of Kentucky, Mike Bost of Illinois and Rodney Davis of Illinois.

Those who didn’t want the president around “did very poorly,” Trump said.

Retiring Rep. Ryan Costello, R-Pa., fired back at Trump on behalf of his colleagues.

“To deal w harassment & filth spewed at GOP MOC’s in tough seats every day for 2 yrs, bc of POTUS; to bite ur lip more times you’d care to; to disagree & separate from POTUS on principle & civility in ur campaign; to lose bc of POTUS & have him piss on u,” he wrote on Twitter. “Angers me to my core.” Read more

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Trump shames GOP candidates who lost after distancing themselves from him

President Donald Trump on Wednesday trashed losing Republican candidates who distanced themselves from him during the midterm elections.

Trump shames GOP candidates who lost after distancing themselves from him

President Donald Trump on Wednesday trashed losing Republican candidates who distanced themselves from him during the midterm elections.

Trump shames GOP candidates who lost after distancing themselves from him

President Donald Trump on Wednesday trashed losing Republican candidates who distanced themselves from him during the midterm elections.