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McGinty Calls Out Toomey on Trump Dissing Harrisburg

GOP nominee compared Pennsylvania capital to a 'war zone'

Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate Katie McGinty took strong exception to Donald Trump's characterization of the state's capital as a "war zone." (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate Katie McGinty took strong exception to Donald Trump's characterization of the state's capital as a "war zone." (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate Katie McGinty is calling on her opponent, incumbent Republican Patrick J. Toomey, to defend the honor of the state capital.  

Trump said Harrisburg “looked like a war zone” from his plane when speaking in Virginia on Tuesday, drawing  McGinty’s ire.  

“It is incumbent on Pat Toomey to stand up and say something,” McGinty said Tuesday at a Bucks County campaign stop.   

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Toomey, who backed Sen. Marco Rubio in the Republican presidential primary, has yet to endorse Trump. But he said last month that he still hopes “to get to the point where I’m fully supporting him.”


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