The dirty little secret about Trump’s endorsements

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Former President Donald Trump boasts his winning endorsement record any chance he gets, but is his seal of approval really all it’s cracked up to be? In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza breaks down the numbers that show Trump’s picks aren’t quite as unbeatable as he wants you to think. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Jake Ellzey wins Texas special election runoff, CNN projects https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/27/politics/texas-6th-district-runoff-results/index.html GOP Rep. Ron Wright dies following Covid diagnosis https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/08/politics/ron-wright-congressman-dies/index.html Donald Trump’s PAC makes last-minute ad buy for Susan Wright in District 6 congressional race https://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2021/07/24/donald-trumps-pac-makes-last-minute-ad-buy-for-susan-wright-in-district-6-congressional-race/ https://www.politico.com/election-results/2021/texas/special-election-july-27/ Trump boosts Julia Letlow ahead of Louisiana special election https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/544146-trump-boosts-julia-letlow-ahead-of-louisiana-special-election Endorsements by Donald Trump https://ballotpedia.org/Endorsements_by_Donald_Trump https://www.cnn.com/election/2020/results/house Daily Kos Elections' presidential results by congressional district for 2020, 2016, and 2012 https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/11/19/1163009/-Daily-Kos-Elections-presidential-results-by-congressional-district-for-2020-2016-and-2012 About me: I was named "best dressed" in 7th grade. That, along with being CNN's editor at large and author of the daily "Point" newsletter are my proudest achievements. Look for me here every Tuesday and Thursday to find out what’s really going down in politics. CREDITS Writer: Chris Cillizza Producer: Moira Donohue The Point Editor: Leigh Munsil Video Editor: Wes Latta Follow Chris on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cillizzac/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cillizzacnn Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chris.cillizza/ Subscribe to The Point newsletter: https://www.cnn.com/specials/politics/the-point-with-chris-cillizza?source=Point_Youtube. #CNN #Trump #Cillizza
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