Trump Comes For Youngkin: ‘Young Kin … Sounds Chinese’

The former president lashed out at Virginia GOP Gov. Glen Youngkin after his lieutenant governor suggested the Republican Party move past Trump.
PALM BEACH, FLORIDA - NOVEMBER 08: Former U.S. President Donald Trump walks away after speaking to the media during an election night event at Mar-a-Lago on November 08, 2022 in Palm Beach, Florida. Trump spoke as the nation awaits the results of voting in the midterm elections.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Virginia Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears made the comment after several Trump-backed Senate candidates lost in midterm races.
  • Former President Trump appears to be making preemptive strikes at other potential 2024 GOP presidential candidates, ahead a scheduled announcement Tuesday in which he’s widely expected to say he’ll seek reelection.
  • Trump made the comment Friday on his social media platform Truth Social after calling Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis, considered a top potential 2024 Republican presidential nominee Ron ‘DeSanctimonious.’

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