Trump endorses Ted Budd in North Carolina Senate GOP primary

Trump endorses Ted Budd in North Carolina Senate GOP primary

Trump endorses Ted Budd in North Carolina Senate GOP primary

Jared Kushner looks at former President Donald Trump.

"A lot of you don't know him that well, but you're gonna know him probably within a few minutes", he said.

Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of former President Donald Trump and a former White House senior advisor, has reportedly told some of Trump's closest advisors that he wants "a simpler relationship" with the former president, according to The New York Times.

"But I am saying no for now, not no forever".

In contrast to the mega rallies that filled sports arenas when Trump was president, he faced a crowd of just over 1,000 North Carolina Republicans seated at dinner tables inside the Greenville convention center Saturday night. "He will fight like nobody fights".

At the podium, Budd thanked the Trumps for help on his 2018 and 2020 campaigns. Much of the audience cheered for Budd.

Trump's endorsement of Budd, which came minutes after Lara Trump announced she would not be entering the primary field, appeared to catch some of his primary opponents in the audience by surprise.

Budd had announced his candidacy on April 28, slamming the "the radical left" and calling out President Biden as a "weak leader".

'The U.S. Senate is the last line of defense against becoming a woke, socialist, wasteland and I'm running to stop that, period, ' he told Fox News. Tillis won by less than one percentage point.

Trump's adviser Jason Miller confirmed to CNBC that the blog "will not be returning", but did not give a reason for its removal, simply adding: "It was just auxiliary to the broader efforts we have and are working on". Ted Budd in the crowded Republican primary. Richard Burr, who is retiring at the end of his term. Pat McCrory and former Rep. Mark Walker.

Lara Trump, had she chose to run, could have entered the race as a frontrunner due to her name recognition and popularity.

With Kushner out of the spotlight, Donald Trump Jr., the president's oldest son, has become the most politically-active member of the family in the former president's orbit at the moment.

The publication also reported that "people familiar with the situation" said the former president is looking for a pay check in exchange for joining a smaller platform and attracting new users.

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