The New York Post: South Carolina’s Sanford on the price Republicans pay for crossing Trump

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Rep. Mark Sanford.

Ousted Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina said his fellow Republicans are “running for the hills” because they can’t deal with President Trump’s “lies.”

In an interview with NBC’s CMCSA, +0.18% “Meet the Press,” Sanford admitted that he knows all about lying — referencing a sensational 2009 sex scandal that ended his governorship.

“We all know the story of 2009 and my implosion … I own it,” said Sanford, defeated in the GOP primary this week by a Trump-backed Republican.

“But there were incredible consequences — financially, politically, socially, lost my marriage, I can go down a long list.

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