Is Dr Oz about to quit Trump?
Published on 24.6.2022
Three weeks ago, Mehmet Oz was finally declared the winner of the controversial Republican primary for the vacant Pennsylvania Senate seat.
Oz won by a historically narrow margin of 950 out of more than a million votes cast in the primary, beating businessman Dave McCormick by 0.1% and conservative activist Kathy Barnette, who won 24 .7% of the votes.
Oz’s narrow victory is largely attributed to the support he received from President Trump. The latter was actively involved in the campaign and frequently spoke on behalf of Oz.
Oz was an early supporter of President Trump in 2016. He was one of the first major television personalities to support him in an industry typically dominated by liberals.
Oz touted Trump’s support both on its website and in most of its campaign ads during the Republican primary.
After winning the primary, Oz downplayed Trump’s role in its campaign, removing the president from its website and not mentioning him in its most recent general election ad.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, television celebrity and Republican candidate for the United States Senate in Pennsylvania, has removed President Trump from his campaign content as the hotly contested Senate election enters the final stretch of the mid-term cycle. mandate.
Trump was a central figure in Oz’s initial campaign, frequently appearing in his ads ahead of any support from him. Then, in mid-April, Trump offered the TV host-turned-politician official support.