Ex US President Donald Trump-backed celebrity doctor’s campaign Mehmet Oz, to run for senate in Pennsylvania. 

Written by on May 18, 2022

A Trump-backed celebrity doctor’s campaign Mehmet Oz, to run as the next Republican senator for Pennsylvania has come down to a nail-biting conclusion.

Oz, a surgeon best known for his appearances on the Oprah Winfrey Show, is facing a cliffhanger vote count after the party primary. He was neck and neck with former hedge fund executive David McCormick.

The race is being closely watched as a test of former President Donald Trump’s hold over the Republican party.

The contest in this key presidential swing state is one of a number taking place across the country to determine who will stand for office in the midterm elections in November.

The midterms fall halfway through a president’s term in office. They decide who controls the two chambers which make up Congress – the Senate and the House of Representatives.

Seun Fakorede 

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