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SCGOP Weekly 9/12/2016



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S.C. senator suggests a vote for Trump is a vote for ‘hope’

Charlotte Observer – A few hours before Donald Trump addressed conservative Christians at the annual Values Voter Summit in Washington on Friday, Sen. Tim Scott told them that a vote for the Republican nominee is a vote for “hope.”

Clinton: Half of Trump supporters fall into ‘basket of deplorables’

USA News – Hillary Clinton,”You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables. Right?”she told the crowd, which reacted with laughter and applause. “The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic — you name it. And unfortunately there are people like that.

Trump and Clinton turn to battleground states in the South

WIS – With Labor Day behind them, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are pushing ahead in top presidential battlegrounds in the South. Trump, the Republican nominee, is set to campaign in Virginia and North Carolina on Tuesday, two critical states in his path to the presidency.

Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton by 19 points among military, veteran voters

Washington Times – Donald Trump has a 19-point lead over Hillary Clinton among military and veteran voters, according to polling released Wednesday.  Mr. Trump had a 19-point, 55 percent to 36 percent lead over Mrs. Clinton in the NBC News/SurveyMonkey online poll.

2018 governor’s race starts to loom large after November. So who’s going to run?

The Post and Courier – Republican-leaning South Carolina probably won’t be a major factor in the presidential race, so attention is turning to the 2018 campaign for governor. Incumbent Nikki Haley is constitutionally prevented from seeking a third term, but lots of Republicans are jockeying to succeed her, even with the filing period still 18 months away.

Florence voters hear political professors, party leaders at forum

SCNOW – South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Matt Moore said the American political system isn’t set up to be easy on all fronts; it’s about compromise. “This year our South Carolina government has found a way to address roads without raising the gas tax, done things like the concealed carry reciprocity law and shortened the legislation session, so I’m satisfied with how things are going on a state level,” he said.


FCGOP Reaches Out

Monday, September 12th at 7 pm – Floyd Conference Center

1590 Freedom Blvd, Florence, SC 29505

Meet Our Candidates Drop In

Thursday, September 15th at 5:30 pm – The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s Palmetto Room

930 Richland Street, Columbia, SC 29201

RSVP: contact RCGOP Chair Eaddy Roe Willard at 803-446-3105 or

Moffly for Auditor Fundraiser Reception

Thursday, September 15th at 6 pm – Charleston Harbor Fish House

32 Patriots Point Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

Join Mick Mulvaney & Tim Scott

Saturday, September 17th at 4 pm – CrossRidge

3000 WorldReach Drive, Indian Land, SC


YR Blockwalk with Donald Miles

Saturday, September 17 at 9 AM

847 Centennial Drive, Columbia, SC 29229


Kershaw GOP Meeting – Monday, September 12th at 6pm – Click for more info

Oconee GOP Meeting – Monday, September 12th at 6pm – Click for more info

Charleston County GOP Meeting – Monday, September 12th at 7pm – Click for more info

Dillon County GOP Meeting – Tuesday, September 13th at 6:30 pm – Click for more info


Lexington Dawn Busters – Wednesday, September 14th at 7 am – Click for more info

Greater Bluffton Republican Club – Monday, September 12th at 5 pm – Click for more info

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