President Trump on Friday showed his support for Ed Gillespie, the Republican candidate in Virginia’s gubernatorial race, tweeting that his Democratic opponent, Ralph Northam, is “fighting for MS-13 killer gangs and sanctuary cities.”
Ralph Northam,who is running for Governor of Virginia,is fighting for the violent MS-13 killer gangs & sanctuary cities. Vote Ed Gillespie!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 6, 2017
A Washington Post-Schar School poll released Thursday shows Northam leading Gillespie 53 percent to 40 percent among voters surveyed.
via Talking Points Memo