Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA) defeated State Rep. Jim Christiana (R-PA) to win the Pennsylvania Republican primary on Tuesday night, allowing him to face off against the incumbent Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) in the general election.
President Donald Trump recorded a robocall for Rep. Barletta during the state’s Republican primary, urging voters to back the former Hazelton mayor.
Congressman Barletta explained to Breitbart News in the exclusive statement on Monday that President Trump understands that electing Rep. Barletta to the U.S. Senate will help the president implement his America First agenda.
State Sen. Scott Wagner beat businessman Paul Mango in the Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial primary on Tuesday night.
Pennsylvania State. Sen Wagner defeated Mango and Laura Ellsworth on Tuesday night, setting the stage for Wagner to challenge incumbent Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in the general election.
A March poll from the American Principles Project found that Wagner led in the race against Mango.
Last year, Wagner said, “Wagner is brash — “I am going to be the next governor, take that to the bank.”