In GOP primaries, Trump loyalty is a weapon against conservative insurgents

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www.washingtonpost.com—Since the start of 2017, in primaries that pit several conservatives against each other, many ads have moved away from issues or votes to focus on candidates' loyalty to the GOP — and to Trump, in particular.

Trump wades into Georgia GOP gubernatorial primary. President Donald Trump has taken a side in the Georgia Republican gubernatorial primary headed into a runoff next Tuesday, opting to back Secretary of State Brian Kemp. "Brian Kemp is running for Governor of the great state of Georgia. The Primary is on Tuesday. Brian is tough on crime, strong on the border and illegal immigration. He loves our Military and our Vets and protects our Second Amendment. I give him my full and total endorsement," Trump tweeted. Trump's endorsement on Wednesday could...