He lost to Democrat Conor Lamb in a tight race that was in a district that Trump won by 20%…..
Saccone has been called a LOT unflattering things by his fellow party members for his loss this Tuesday….
Will those same GOPer’s now switch directions and heap priase on the guy?
….Even before Tuesday, national Republicans had soured on Mr. Saccone, griping to the Post-Gazette and other outlets about everything from his anemic fundraising to his mustache. Corry Bliss, whose outside-spending group Congressional Leadership Fund spent millions of dollars trying to elect Mr. Saccone, told CNN the campaign was “a joke” and that Mr. Saccone couldn’t “walk and chew gum at the same time.”
Mr. Saccone himself, meanwhile, has made no secret of his plans to run in the 14th for a full term starting next year. He said Thursday that he was “working hard” to compile petitions by March 20, which is the state’s deadline for filing petitions signed by at least 1,000 district residents. He dismissed criticism of his campaign as “sore-loser stuff. Some of that is to trying to avoid blame.”…