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SC Lede: Trump Train Pulls Into SC

Former President Donald Trump announced his South Carolina leadership team (from left) 2nd District Congressman Joe Wilson, 7th District Congressman Russell Fry, Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette, Gov. Henry McMaster, Sen. Lindsey Graham, 4th District Congressman William Timmons and former Ambassador to Switzerland Ed McMullen on January 28, 2023 at the South Carolina Statehouse. Treasurer Curtis Loftis, former Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer and former US Attorney for South Carolina Peter McCoy were also present and are part of Trump’s team.
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Former President Donald Trump announced his South Carolina leadership team (from left) 2nd District Congressman Joe Wilson, 7th District Congressman Russell Fry, Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette, Gov. Henry McMaster, Sen. Lindsey Graham, 4th District Congressman William Timmons and former Ambassador to Switzerland Ed McMullen on January 28, 2023 at the South Carolina Statehouse. Treasurer Curtis Loftis, former Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer and former US Attorney for South Carolina Peter McCoy were also present and are part of Trump’s team.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for January 31, 2023: remarks from former President Donald Trump during his first 2024 campaign stop in South Carolina; a look at tension between state House Republicans and the House Freedom Caucus; the latest on major infrastructure projects in the Palmetto State; and more.

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Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.