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Why Trump’s Influence Faces a Test in May’s GOP Primaries

A.M. Edition for May 2. Former President Donald Trump looms large as Republican primary voters head to the polls this month, even though he isn’t on the ballot. That is because Trump has endorsed around 150 candidates for offices ranging from state legislatures to the Senate, a level of involvement in party politics not seen from a former president for at least a century. WSJ national political reporter John McCormick explains what unites the candidates Trump has backed, as well as what Republican Party leaders make of his hand in the primaries. Luke Vargas hosts.  

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