RALEIGH — Ted Budd earned twin endorsements, from former U.S. Rep. George Holding and Ohio U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, last week in his bid to win the 2022 Republican U.S. Senate primary. In a statement, Holding said Budd was a solid conservative.
“I’m endorsing Ted Budd for U.S. Senate because I know Ted Budd is the solid conservative,” said Holding. “I have worked with other candidates in this race, and they are fine gentlemen, but Ted Budd is the solid conservative, law-and-order candidate who I know will fight for our conservative principles.”
Holding served in the U.S. House of Representatives for four terms (the 13th Congressional District from 2013 until 2017 and the 2nd Congressional District from 2017 until 2021).
Prior to serving in Congress, Holding was the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina and was rumored to be…