It’s early and VERY unlikely…
But if these two , or others, wish to mount serious challenges to their party’s President, be it Trump or Mike Pence?
They have to start an effort now or at the latest right after the November midterms….
Flake announced he would retire from the Senate last year as it became clear his path to reelection was uncertain. Flake’s feuding with Trump had led to primary challenges in his own reelection race from the right.
Since announcing his retirement, Flake has if anything become an even more vocal critic of Trump.
He said in a commencement address at Harvard Law School last week that Trump has “debased” the presidency with his “bottomless appetite for destruction and degradation.”
Anyone mounting a challenge to Trump in a GOP primary would face significant obstacles. Nonetheless, speculation that Trump will see a challenge from his own party has run rampant, with Ohio Gov. John Kasich often mentioned as another possible candidate….