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Meghan McCain recently spoke out against Kari Lake from Arizona, who is endorsed by President Donald Trump.
Lake currently holds a lead in the Arizona Republican gubernatorial primary.
McCain appears to be upset over the situation, saying that Arizona has gone “full blown MAGA.”
She wrote to Twitter, “I see my initial predictions were right despite the initial excitement of Robson pulling ahead.”
“Congratulations to my home state for full making the transition to full blown MAGA/conspiracy theory/fraudster,” she continued. “The voters have spoken – be careful what you wish for.”
I see my initial predictions were right despite the initial excitement of Robson pulling ahead –
Congratulations to my home state for full making the transition to full blown MAGA/conspiracy theory/fraudster.
The voters have spoken – be careful what you wish for…
— Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) August 3, 2022
Lake is currently leading in the race against Karrin Taylor Robson by about 1.7 percentage points. This is equal to roughly 11,300 raw votes.
Robson was endorsed by former Vice President Mike Pence and current Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R).
The race hasn’t been called yet and it’s estimated that about 20 percent of the votes have yet to be counted.
More on this story via The Hill:
The primary has marked the latest proxy battle between former President Trump and establishment Republican figures, with Trump zeroing in on his unfounded claims of election fraud in the 2020 presidential election while the party’s establishment wing has focused on contrasting with the Democratic Party on issues like inflation.
McCain, the daughter of former Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), is a longtime critic of Trump, who repeatedly disparaged the late senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee.
Lake, a former television news anchor, has repeatedly pushed Trump’s false election fraud claims. Trump visited Arizona late last month to stump in support of Lake and his endorsed candidate for Senate, Blake Masters.
The AP called the GOP Senate primary race for Masters early on Wednesday morning.
“Congratulations to Blake Masters on a great Arizona win!” Trump wrote on Truth Social.