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Trump makes runoff election for South Carolina governor about him, too

Trump makes runoff election for South Carolina governor about him, too

President Donald Trump campaigned Monday for the state's GOP governor, who is in a tense runoff election — but made the vote all about himself, too.

Speaking of Gov. Henry McMaster, Trump told an overflow rally crowd: "If a horrible thing happened and we weren't lucky enough to have Henry win ... they will say Donald Trump suffered a major, major defeat in the great state of South Carolina. It was a humiliating defeat for Donald Trump."

"So please, get your asses out tomorrow and vote," he said.

Trump did allow that his reputation wasn't the only reason to back McMaster: "You've got to get out there and vote and, honestly, not for that...

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