Twitter Explodes Over Trump Attack on Sitting Republican Congressman’s Sex Scandal: ‘HE NUKED HIM’

Hours before voting ends in a key South Carolina Congressional primary, President Donald Trump bashed one of its candidates, Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC), dredging up his decade-old affair with an Argentinian journalist in a tweet advocating for his challenger, conservative Katie Arrington.

Reactions ranged from shock to amusement, many noting that the president waited until the last moment to launch his attacks on Sanford, making it hard to see the political upside of such a petulant move.

Trump’s remarks were made in reference to Sanford’s 2009 affair with María Belén Chapuran Argentinian journalist whom he disappeared to see in June of that year — despite claiming to be hiking in the Appalachian mountains.

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