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2019-08-24 Home Front: Politix
Joe Walsh is considering challenging Trump in 2020 Republican primary. Trump’s critics want Romney, Flake and Kasich
[DESERET] Former Illinois Republican Rep. Joe Walsh said Thursday that he is mulling over a 2020 presidential run, saying he is "strongly, strongly considering" in an interview with CNN.
NOT the great guitarist from the Eagles
Walsh would run as a Republican primary challenger to Trump.

"I’m strongly, strongly considering it. That’s ‐ again, I’m not trying to be cute or coy. I’ve told you before ‐ if somebody’s going to get in there and go after him ... it’s got to be done soon," Walsh said on CNN. "You’re running out of time. But more importantly, these are not conventional times. Look at the guy in the White House. These are urgent times."

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He said his decision will come soon.

"Labor Day’s in what ‐ a week. If you want to get in, you’ve got to get in within the next week or so," he said.

Walsh, now a conservative radio host, told CNN that he voted for Trump in 2016 because he didn’t want to vote for Crooked Hillary Clinton
...former first lady, former secretary of state, former presidential candidate, Conqueror of Benghazi, Heroine of Tuzla, formerly described by her supporters as the smartest woman in the world, usually described by the rest of us as The Thing That Wouldn't Go Away...
. Walsh said his support for Trump changed significantly after Trump’s presser with Russian President Vladimir Putin
...President-for-Life of Russia. He gets along well with other presidents for life. He is credited with bringing political stability and re-establishing something like the rule of law, which occasionally results in somebody dropping dead from poisoning by polonium or other interesting substance. Under Putin, a new group of business magnates controlling significant swathes of Russia's economy has emerged, all of whom have close personal ties to him. The old bunch, without close personal ties to Putin, are in jail or in exile or dead from poisoning by polonium or other interesting substances...
in Helsinki, Finland, last year.

But Walsh is far from the only potential challenger to Trump, at least in the eyes of Trump critics. Anthony Scaramucci is trying to find some GOP challenger, after all. The Washington Post reported that Trump critics are looking at other politicians like former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake
...Republican junior senator from Arizona, elected in 2012. Prior to that he was a U.S. Representative for twelve years...
, Utah Sen. Willard Mitt Romney
...former governor of Massachussetts, the Publican nominee for president in 2012, now Senator from Utah. He is the son of the former governor of Michigan, George Romney, who himself ran for president after saving American Motors from failure, though not permanently. Romney has a record as a successful businessman, heading Bain Capital, and he rescued the 2002 Winter Olympics from the midst of bribery and mismanagement scandals. He is currently a member of the Never Trump Party and is attempting to assume the mantle of the late John McCain...
and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich
...political has-been Republican governor of Ohio...
Kasich said he’s visiting New Hampshire next month where he will "take a look at things," according to The Washington Post.

...back at the pond, the enormous newt was trying to decide if Gloria was edible...
Romney "is privately held by many anti-Trump activists and donors as their preferred standard-bearer, even though they do not expect him to run," according to The Washington Post. Romney said in a speech in Salt Lake City earlier this week that he considers himself a "renegade Republican," per the Deseret News’ Dennis Romboy.

And Flake has reportedly "taken a flurry of recruitment calls in recent days from GOP donors rattled by signs of an economic slowdown and hungry for an alternative to Trump," according to The Washington Post.

But Flake dismissed running for president in an exclusive interview with the Deseret News. He said he was unsure

"I’ve not ruled that out. But like I said, I want to let the fever cool. I’m not rushing into anything. And if I never ran for office again, 18 years in Congress is a good run," Flake said.

But Flake said he didn’t expect Trump to win in 2020.

"I don’t think the president will be reelected. Many of us thought, I certainly did, that he wouldn’t be elected the first time. So it could happen. But if it does, I think that spells doom long-term for the Republican Party," he said.

Posted by Fred 2019-08-24 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [436 views ]  Top

#1 Yeah... they are all retard RINO globalists.

That will go over soooo well.
Posted by DarthVader 2019-08-24 01:14||   2019-08-24 01:14|| Front Page Top

#2 Hopefully Trump stays true to form if/when they step in the ring with him.
Posted by gorb 2019-08-24 05:23||   2019-08-24 05:23|| Front Page Top

#3 Romney runs as an independent. Fractures the Republican vote. Democrat elected. Uniparty globalists rejoice.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2019-08-24 06:00||   2019-08-24 06:00|| Front Page Top

#4 Romney is DOA. However, there are still classical and old FDR liberals who would be far more interested in the RINO if the Donks fielded a neo-commie. Trump has the fortitude to so label the commies as commies than any other president. It will be interesting.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-08-24 06:37||   2019-08-24 06:37|| Front Page Top

#5 Have to give something for all the loser NeverTrumpers to write about so they can keep their phoney baloney jobs.

They will alternate between supporting the challengers and 'Why I Am Leaving The Republican Party' articles
Posted by Bob Grorong1136 2019-08-24 08:33||   2019-08-24 08:33|| Front Page Top

#6 They all need to go away, this is their last gasp. They will fail.
Posted by 49 Pan 2019-08-24 10:17||   2019-08-24 10:17|| Front Page Top

#7  But if it does, I think that spells doom long-term for the Republican Party," he said.

Yeah, but not in the way you mean, Flakey.
Posted by charger 2019-08-24 11:51||   2019-08-24 11:51|| Front Page Top

#8 The GOPe goes or the GOP goes.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2019-08-24 13:31||   2019-08-24 13:31|| Front Page Top

#9 Herb finally gets one right,
Posted by Glenmore 2019-08-24 17:08||   2019-08-24 17:08|| Front Page Top

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