It’s unusual for a national figure like Trump to take such interest in primaries or state-level races; he’s trying to reshape the GOP into a movement focused on devotion to him rather than ideology.
- Trump’s vehicle for this is a fundraising machine called Save America.
- Save America reached deepest into Michigan, backing nine candidates in primaries for legislative seats.
- In Arizona, Save America candidates for governor and secretary of state both won their primaries.
Angela Rigas stayed outside the Capitol when she attended the Jan. 6, 2021 rally that turned into an insurrection, and she could not have been prouder to be there.
“It was the most amazing sight that I have ever, ever taken in, and I hope to God I will remember that image for the rest of my life,” Rigas said. “The pride of being an American, the pride of showing up and letting the government know that ‘you need to put yourself in check.’”