Budd is running against Cheri Beasley, the former chief justice of the state supreme court and a Democrat.
However, the former president's legal difficulties are piling up, with a massive civil case filed against him by New York Attorney General Letitia James.
Former President Trump made statements that may or may not have come as a surprise, calling New York Attorney General Letitia James a "maniac" .
James filed a civil action on Wednesday seeking $250 million from Trump, the Trump Organization, and Trump's children Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, and Ivanka Trum.
In his campaign speech, Trump called Omar a "ranting fanatic" who "ranted and raved" about her agenda.
We will eventually succeed in our pursuit of him.That I ever existed was so foreign to her.Never heard of her."