Trump tries to use Mark Sanford's infidelity to make fun of him, fails

Donald Trump.
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President Trump attempted to insult Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) on Monday, but failed to stick the landing.

Geography got in the way of his barb, delivered during a rally Monday in South Carolina in support of Gov. Henry McMaster (R). Trump has been making snarky comments about Sanford for weeks now, having mocked him earlier this month during a private meeting with House Republicans. During the rally, Trump decided to take a shot at Sanford's 2009 extramarital affair, saying, "The Tallahassee Trail — must be a beautiful place. Unfortunately, he didn't go there."

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