Republican U.S. Senate candidate frontrunners Leah Vukmir and Kevin Nicholson backed President Trump and touted their conservative credentials in a televised debate tonight ahead of next month’s primary.
But Vukmir lamented the controversial border policy. “We shouldn’t be separating children from their parents,’’ she said.
The debate came just a couple hours after a new NBC News/Marist College Poll showed Nicholson led Vukmir along likely voters 38 to 35 percent, within the margin of error of plus or minus 3.6 percentage points. The primary is Aug. 14.
During the debate, the pair were promp...