NJ Politics Digest: Trump Holding Fundraiser for MacArthur

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President Trump will be holding a fundraiser for Rep. Tom MacArthur at his Bedminster golf club, a show of gratitude after the 3rd District congressman helped get the American Health Care Act through the House. The money may help MacArthur hold onto his seat next year, but it’s getting harder and harder for him to make the case he’s a moderate after the health care vote, and a fundraiser with Trump moves him farther to the right than the center.

With primary day on Tuesday, it’s cram time for anyone hoping to vote based on the issues.

And in the world of legislative races, the New Jersey Education Association has endorsed Fran Grenier, the Republican challenging state Senate President Steve Sweeney, one of those teachable moments for students of New Jersey politics.

Quote of the Day: “Fran Grenier doesn’t owe his allegiance to party bosses, so he will be free to represent the interests of voters in the district.” – NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer

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NJ Politics Digest: Trump Holding Fundraiser for MacArthur