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GOP Candidate Eric Hovde Says He’s a Uniter—but Donates to the MAGA Extreme<!-- wp:html --><p>Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/Associated Press</p> <p>At a luxury building in Wisconsin last week, mustachioed multimillionaire and accused carpetbagger Eric Hovde made the case for his election to the U.S. Senate in his run against two-term <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/republicans-get-desperate-for-a-senate-candidate-in-wisconsin">Democrat Tammy Baldwin</a>.</p> <p>“Are you ready to be uniters and healers for your country?” the 59-year-old Republican hedge-fund manager asked the crowd gathered in the rooftop Sky Club, a plush amenity at one of his real estate firm’s rental properties. “Are you ready to restore the American dream?”</p> <p>Since announcing his run, Hovde—who also owns a California bank and $7 million mansion in Laguna Beach—has delivered a steady stream of platitudes on Twitter/X. “I don’t believe in the politics of destruction,” he <a href="https://twitter.com/EricHovde/status/1760068044292829575">posted</a>. “That’s what has gotten us to where we are today.”</p> <p><a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/wisconsin-gop-candidate-eric-hovde-says-hes-a-uniterbut-donates-to-the-maga-extreme">Read more at The Daily Beast.</a></p><!-- /wp:html -->

Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/Associated Press

At a luxury building in Wisconsin last week, mustachioed multimillionaire and accused carpetbagger Eric Hovde made the case for his election to the U.S. Senate in his run against two-term Democrat Tammy Baldwin.

“Are you ready to be uniters and healers for your country?” the 59-year-old Republican hedge-fund manager asked the crowd gathered in the rooftop Sky Club, a plush amenity at one of his real estate firm’s rental properties. “Are you ready to restore the American dream?”

Since announcing his run, Hovde—who also owns a California bank and $7 million mansion in Laguna Beach—has delivered a steady stream of platitudes on Twitter/X. “I don’t believe in the politics of destruction,” he posted. “That’s what has gotten us to where we are today.”

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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