Aug 10, 2022 | Celebrity

Trump-Backed Leora Levy Beats Moderate in Connecticut GOP Primary

Trump-Backed Leora Levy Beats Moderate in Connecticut GOP Primary

Republican Leora Levy won the GOP primary for U.S. Senate in Connecticut on Tuesday and will now face Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) in the solid blue state’s general election.

Levy, a Cuban American businesswoman, was winning the race by 11 points with 42 percent of the vote counted as of this writing, according to NBC News. The outlet called the race about two hours after polls closed.

Levy gained last-minute attention in the primary when former President Donald Trump endorsed her last week. Trump praised Levy in a statement about his endorsement for having done “a fantastic job in life.”

The former president said Levy, if elected, would “work hard to Grow the Economy, Secure the Border, Fight for Energy Independence, Support our Military and our Vets, champion Election Integrity, Protect the Second Amendment, and Fight Violent and Vicious Crime, which is at the…

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