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

The administration of President Joe Biden on Friday announced it would restore protections under the Endangered Species Act, a law credited with saving iconic animals like the gray wolf and bald eagle, which were loosened by his predecessor Donald Trump.

The endorsement came shortly after Trump daughter-in-law and North Carolina native Lara Trump was invited to the stage briefly to announce that she would not run for the Senate because of family obligations.

Budd jumped into the race in late April, joining a crowded Republican primary to replace Burr.

Trump also took a moment to thank other potential challengers for holding off until it was decided whether Lara Trump was going to run or not.

According to CNBC, Jason Miller, who is Trump's senior aide, said that the blog "will not be returning" and was a means to broaden the "efforts" they "are working on".

During his speech at the North Carolina GOP state convention, Trump said that he was giving Budd his "complete and total endorsement". Pat McCrory, who has been critical of Trump's falsehoods about the 2020 election.

Over a thousand Republican officials and supporters gathered for the North Carolina GOP convention, the opening appearance for Trump in what is expected to be a new phase of rallies and public events. Tens of thousands more followed along on internet streams.

"President Trump and I have spoken many times since we've left office, and I don't know if we'll ever see eye to eye on that day", Pence said, "but I will always be proud of what we accomplished for the American people over the last four years". Much of the audience cheered for Budd.

"The survival of America depends on our ability to elect Republicans at every level starting with the midterms next year", Trump charged early in a rambling speech that spanned more than an hour and 20 minutes.

It's been seven months since the 2020 presidential election in the United States, but it seems tensions continue to boil between Republican and Democratic voters.