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Oklahoma GOP Turns on Senator for Not Worshipping Trump Enough

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Jackson Lahmeyer is a 29-year old pastor and political unknown from Tulsa who believes he meets the most important qualification for political service in today’s Republican Party: fealty to Donald Trump.

Lahmeyer also believes Trump should be reinstated as president, wants every state subjected to a full 2020 election audit, and thinks the F.B.I. and “antifa” pushed into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

His primary campaign against Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) has been blessed by a pair of powerful figures from the MAGA fringe—former Trump advisor Michael Flynn and conspiracy-peddling lawyer Lin Wood—and, as of last weekend, the new chairman of the Oklahoma Republican Party, John Bennett, a former legislator who once notably called for Hillary Clinton’s execution by firing squad.

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