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Here are all the Trump-endorsed candidates who crashed and burned on Tuesday

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President Donald Trump is trying to spin his party’s loss of the House of Representatives as good news because many of the Senate candidates he campaigned for defeated their Democratic rivals.

However, a Twitter user named Gissur Simonarson went through all of the endorsements that the president made on Twitter and found that his track record with backing candidates is far worse than he’d like people to believe.

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Simonarson starts off with Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL), who received Trump’s “total endorsement” for doing a “great job.”

As Simonarson notes, “Randy lost 52 percent to 48 percent.”

Next up is Republican candidate Lena Epstein, who ran for Congress in Michigan’s 11th district and whom Trump praised for being “a wonderful person and, at the same time, a real fighter.” She went on to lose her race by seven points.

Other highlights included Nevada GOP candidate Danny Tarkanian, whom Trump called “strong on Military, our Vets, Second Amendment” and who lost by eight points; Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS), who was defeated by a Democratic challenger by nine points; and the “very inspiring” Pennsylvania candidate Keith Rothfus, who got crushed by twelve points.

Read the whole thread below to see all of the Trump-backed losers.

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