Says Youngkin Name ‘Sounds Chinese’

SMITHFIELD, VIRGINIA - OCTOBER 27:  Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin speaks at a campaign rally for Republican U.S. House nominee, state Sen. Jen Kiggans on October 27, 2022 in Smithfield, Virginia. Kiggans and incumbent U.S. Rep. Elaine Luria (D-VA) are polling in a virtual tie for Virginia's 2nd Congressional District ahead of the November 8 general election.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Former President Donald Trump ranted Friday against Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, saying his last name “Sounds Chinese” and claiming the governor “couldn’t have won without me” last year.
  • “Young Kin (now that’s an interesting take. Sounds Chinese, doesn’t it?) in Virginia couldn’t have won without me,” the 45th president said series of posts on Truth Social. “I Endorsed him, did a very big Trump Rally for him telephonically, got MAGA to Vote for him – or he couldn’t have come close to winning.
  • “But he knows that and admits it. Besides, having a hard time with the Dems in Virginia – But he’ll get it done,” Trump added.

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