Pat McCrory to Newsmax: ‘I’m the Most Qualified Candidate’ to Be NC’s Senator

Former North Carolina GOP Gov. Pat McCrory joined Newsmax on Friday to discuss his run in North Carolina’s Senate Republican primary, slated for May 17.

“I’m the most qualified candidate to be a U.S. senator,” McCrory told “Spicer & Co.” “I’m a true conservative in this race who’s actually cut taxes, who’s turned budget deficits into surpluses, who led the Carolina comeback” out of “the worst recession North Carolina has seen since the Depression.”

Earlier in the segment, McCrory noted how the “national media” is unaware of how close this race is. A poll conducted by The Hill/Emerson College from May 7-9 found, among 1,000 registered voters surveyed, 43% support Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C. Trailing behind him is McCrory with 16% overall.

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