Ed Gillespie Keeps Trump at Arm’s Length

Written by on October 8, 2017

Ed-Gillespie

Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie is keeping President Trump at arm’s length. (Scott Mason/The Winchester Star via AP)

Virginia’s Republican nominee for governor Ed Gillespie is keeping President Trump at arm’s length, suggesting he views him as a liability in his campaign against Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam.

Trump, in an unexpected Thursday evening tweet, urged Virginians to vote for Gillespie on Nov. 7, while charging that Northam was soft on gang violence. Gillespie welcomed the president’s get-tough-on-crime message, but didn’t have much to say about Trump himself.

Read the full story from The John Fredericks Report.


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