Russell Fry ousts Rep. Tom Rice from Congress as Trump impeachment vote loomed large

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The State (Columbia, S.C.)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — South Carolina state Representative Russell Fry — an ambitious young conservative from Surfside Beach — trounced U.S. Rep. Tom Rice in his bid for Congress on Tuesday, snagging a re-election win from a five-term incumbent who had committed Republicans’ one cardinal sin: crossing Donald Trump. It was Rice’s vote to impeach the former president last year after the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol that angered GOP voters across his district, which gave two-thirds of its vote to Trump in 2020. Unofficial results on Tuesday showed Fry winning 51% of the vote in the GOP primary, …

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