WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump celebrates Barletta, Fischer primary wins
WASHINGTON — The Latest on Tuesday’s primary elections (all times local):
President Donald Trump is congratulating two of his favored candidates, Lou Barletta in Pennsylvania and Deb Fischer in Nebraska, who won their U.S. Senate primaries.
In a pair of tweets Wednesday morning, Trump said Barletta will “represent his people well – like they haven’t been represented in many years.”
On Fischer, Trump said the “people of Nebraska have seen what a great job she is doing – and it showed up at the ballot box!”
Barletta, currently a congressman, was heavily favored over state Rep.