Trump mocks losing Republican candidates for shunning him during campaigns

Published November 8, 2018, 7:26 AM

by Patrick Garcia

By Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday mocked Republicans who avoided campaigning with him before congressional elections and who were not elected during their races, referencing a list of candidates by name.

U.S.  President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference following Tuesday's midterm U.S. congressional elections at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/ MANILA BULLETIN
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference following Tuesday’s midterm U.S. congressional elections at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/ MANILA BULLETIN

“Those are some of the people who decided for their own reason not to embrace – whether it’s me or what we stand for,” Trump told reporters. “They did very poorly. I’m not sure that I should be happy or sad but I feel just fine about it.”

 
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