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Courthouse News Service - Republican Mark Sanford Drops Bid to Challenge Trump in 2020

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In this July 21, 2018, file photo, Republican politician Mark Sanford speaks at OZY Fest in Central Park in New York. Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, dropped his longshot Republican challenge to President Donald Trump on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
In this July 21, 2018, file photo, Republican politician Mark Sanford speaks at OZY Fest in Central Park in New York. Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, dropped his longshot Republican challenge to President Donald Trump on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Director Bob Shrum discussed the recent departure of Governor Mark Sanford, who was challenging President Trump in the GOP nominating contest, to Courthouse News Service. In this piece he said, "He (Sanford) had some money but decided not to spend it. If he was going to make a serious go of it, he should have gone on TV in New Hampshire weeks ago to make that message."

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