Dave Brat, the Republican candidate who pulled a stunning upset and defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a primary fight, called into Fox News Tuesday night after his big win, telling Sean Hannity in an exclusive interview that “it’s a miracle” and said “God acted through the people on my behalf.” He thanked everyone who came out to support his campaign to topple a Republican who raised far more money than he did.
Brat said that while he’s received a ton of tea party support, he didn’t run as a tea partier. He supports Republican principles, and made it clear “the only problem with Republican principles is no one’s following them.”
He and Hannity went down the line on a number of big issues, including education and immigration. He denied he has any opposition to any Republican policies, calling attacks that he’s a liberal “pure politics” and “bad ethics.”
He also talked about America upholding a strong rule of law when Hannity brought up Obama administration issues like health care.
You can watch Brat’s full interview below, via Fox News:
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