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SCGOP Weekly 10/03/2016



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Sen. Tim Scott lays flowers at Townville Elementary

WYFF – He laid a bouquet of flowers next to the pole outside the crime scene tape.

Scott prayed, met with first responders, dispatchers and firefighters.

Gowdy: Clinton Aide Cheryl Mills Walked Out Of FBI Interview When It “Went Into an Area She Didn’t Want It To Go”

Real Clear Politics – Cheryl Mills, one day she’s a target, one day she’s a witness, and then the next day, she’s sitting in Secretary Clinton’s interview as a lawyer. And I’ll just tell you, as somebody that did this for a living, that is unprecedented,” Gowdy said.

Mulvaney leads Person in 5th District race, SC GOP poll says

The State – U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-Indian Land, has a wide lead over Democrat Fran Person in the 5th District congressional race, according to a new poll commissioned by the S.C. Republican Party.Conducted by Benchmark Research, the automated telephone survey shows Mulvaney winning with 51 percent support in the state’s Piedmont district. Person of Tega Cay, a former aide to Vice President Joe Biden, has 28 percent support.

Political newcomers seek SC House District 37 seat – A political newcomer will represent the Boiling Springs area in the S.C. House after Election Day.Republican Steven Long, who ousted incumbent state Rep. Donna Hicks during June’s primary, is vying for the District 37 seat against Democrat Michael Pratt.

Gov. Haley headlining October GOP dinner in Vermont

Post and Courier – Gov. Nikki Haley will be the keynote speaker at a Vermont Republican Party dinner and will attend a similar event in Atlanta, both early next month.  Haley and others will meet privately with sponsors before the Vermont GOP Harvest Dinner in Burlington on Oct. 5. Ticket prices range from $75 to $4,000.

Fox & Friends spends day with Sen. Tim Scott

Fox News – (Video)

New S.C. Poll called an outlier by Chairman Matt Moore

The Post and Courier – South Carolina is not a swing state,” Moore said. “I don’t concede the point that there is a tightening in the race.” Moore called the poll an “outlier,” noting that Clinton has never led in the state.

Medal of Honor recipients might get their own national museum

The News & Observer – Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., introduced a bill to formally make the museum in Patriots Point, on the eastern shore of Charleston Harbor, the national destination for Americans wanting to learn more about Medal of Honor recipients

Congressman Rice to host workforce symposium in Florence

WBTW –  Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) will host a workforce symposium entitled “Build Them and They Will Come” for residents of South Carolina’s Seventh Congressional District on October 12, 2016.


Vice Presidential Debate

Tuesday, October 4th at 9:00pm

Glen Robinson SC Senate District 7 Candidate Fundraiser

Monday, October 10th at 5:30pm

1003 Laurens Road, Greenville, SC 29607

Florence BBQ with Congressman Tom Rice

Monday, October 10th at 5:30pm – Floyd Conference Center

1592 Freedom Blvd, Florence, SC


The Greenville County Republican Party Bronze Elephant Dinner with Rep. Jason Chaffetz

Thursday, October 20th at 6:00pm – Poinsett Club

807 East Washington Street, Greenville, S.C.



Horry County GOP Meeting – Monday, October 3rd at 6:00pm – Click for more info

Lexington County GOP Meeting – Monday, October 3rd at 6:30pm – Click for more info

Laurens County GOP Meeting – Monday, October 3rd at 6:30pm – Click for more info

Sumter County GOP Meeting –  Thursday, October 6th at 6:00pm – Click for more info


Summerville Republican Women’s Club – Monday, October 3rd at 11:30am – Click for more info

Lexington Dawn Busters – Wednesday, October 5th at 7 am – Click for more info

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