Madison Corthorn loses primary after a brutal barrage of Republican attacks

manager Madison Corthorn (RN.C.) Twice I stopped trying to bring my gun to the plane.He insisted on his colleague Take cocaine and keep the orgy..He proposed the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Is Alcoholism, She doesn’t drink.He could be involved in an insider trading scheme, and his own state Republican senator Research.. He called Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky “Thug.. Multiple women are blaming him sexual harassment..

And his members decided they had enough.

26-year-old Corthorn lost his re-election bid on Tuesday and fell to Senator Chuck Edward in the Republican primary in the 11th parliamentary constituency. In this bright red district, seven challengers have stepped up to challenge Kosorn.he Called Edwards Allow Tuesday night.

“This is simply unbelievable. Contrary to all possibilities, we fought hard to win this election and provided the mountains with clear conservative leadership,” Edwards said after the victory. Said in a statement.

With Tuesday’s results, many of his colleagues in Washington and North Carolina are probably sighing for relief.Over the last few weeks, Corthorn has faced an onslaught of his unpleasant opposition investigations and questions about him. Mental stability.. State Republican leaders, including Senator Thom Tillis, who supported Edwards, worked hard to get him out of his seat.

Cawthorn was once a Republican rising star and won the Republican speech spot. 2020 Games He won the Republican primary in his district as a political newcomer after his surprise.

In 2014, at the age of 18, he had a car accident and remained partially paralyzed.He says he has been mentally struggling since the crash I thought about suicide..

“I think it Slowed my brain Slightly. I lost my intellect, “Corthorn said in a testimony record. “And the pain also made reading and studying very difficult.”

A year later he started politics. He had a part-time job as an assistant to one of the members of the Diet at the time. Mark Meadows’ North Carolina District Office.

Corthorn had his fair share of the dispute From the beginningHowever, criticism from his GOP colleagues has increased in recent months. He lost the support of many North Carolina Republican organizations, including Tyris, as well as state legislators and senators. All of these endorsed Edwards in Primary.

Some of the frustrations Much more local and personal.. Last year, Corthorn offended Tyris when he called the senator a “terrible activist” and a “perfect RINO” (“name-only Republican”) at a state Republican conference.

In a statement on Tuesday night, Tyris praised Edwards as “a realization of the mountain values ​​of fighting for them with honor and integrity every day in Congress.”

Kosorn also briefly talked about switching districts, pushing away and despising Tim Moore, a state legislator and presumed leading candidate.

And as a member of parliament, Corthorn faced criticism for ignoring the constituent services of his hometown.

“Unfortunately, Madison Corthorn Not enough It’s one of the most basic criteria that Western North Carolina expects from representatives, “Tillis said in late March.

“One day he feels embarrassed,” added Senator Richard Barr (RN.C.), who did not support anyone in the race.

Trump finally approved Corthorn on Monday, the day before the election.

“When Madison was first elected to Congress, he did a great job,” Trump said in a post on a social media platform that he couldn’t take off in a critical way. “Recently he made some stupid mistakes, but I don’t think he will make them again …Give Madison a second chance!! “

A group of voters in Kosorn argued that he should not be allowed to participate in the vote because lawmakers “advocated political violence both around January 6, 2021”. I challenged my voting qualifications. The actions of Corthorn and others are “directly, intentionally and foreseeably.” Violent assault of rioters At the Parliament building. “

This article was originally HuffPost It has been updated.