Will he become the second Republican after Bill Weld to begin a campaign to unseat his parties leader, President Donald Trump?
There ARE GOPer’s that do NOT like Donald Trump’s actions as President….
Gov. Larry Hogan has what appears to be a super PAC, a development sure to stoke speculation that Maryland’s chief executive might challenge President Trump in the Republican Primary in 2020.
Change Maryland Action Fund bills itself as a political organization that can accept contributions in unlimited amounts. Neither the Federal Election Commission nor the Maryland State Board of Elections were able to track down a statement of organization for the group on Tuesday. But it has begun soliciting contributions as Hogan more closely considers a presidential bid amid a busy national travel schedule. Last week, he was in New Hampshire for the first time as a potential contender.
In an email fundraising appeal issued in April, Change Maryland Action Fund described itself as the “official organization” backing Hogan, saying it was “founded by the governor’s closest friends and supporters.”…
Trump’s opponents inside the Republican Party have been encouraging the governor to run since November. The president is strong with self-described GOP voters, but some Never Trump Republicans insist the commander in chief is weaker than he appears.
Just eight weeks ago, Hogan was content to listen to encouraging voices but nothing more. The governor’s intrigue has clearly grown since, despite a positive conclusion to the Russia investigation for Trump. In an interview with the Washington Examiner last week in New Hampshire, Hogan leaned into the possibility that he might pull the trigger.
“I am taking it more seriously and doing more things,” Hogan said as he made the rounds in New Hampshire, a key early primary state. “We’re having discussions.”….