JustTheNews: Republican Lacy Johnson won his primary in Minnesota, positioning him to take on progressive Democratic incumbent Ilhan Omar in the fall.
Johnson tweeted after the Aug. 11 victory: “I thank my supporters and donors from [the Fifth Congressional District] and across America for tonight’s MN GOP primary win. I thank President Trump for his endorsement and support. I thank God for his continued grace and guidance. We have a formidable challenge ahead. David slew Goliath.”
Lacy Johnson is an entrepreneur who started a technology company to allow inner city children and low income residents to learn business technology and skills to use in the workplace. In an interview with PEN Media, Johnson explained what prompted him to first run for office. more here