2022/2024 Watch: Pompeo travels to Nevada to campaign with GOP Senate favorite Adam Laxalt

Advertisement


NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!

FIRST ON FOX: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo travels to Nevada to team up with former state Attorney General Adam Laxalt, who is the frontrunner for the GOP Senate nomination in the key battleground state .

Pompeo, a former Kansas congressman who served as CIA director and later top U.S. diplomat during former President Donald Trump’s administration, will join Laxalt on Friday at a roundtable with supporters in Las Vegas. News of Pompeo’s trip to Nevada was first shared with Fox News on Wednesday.

REPUBLICANS TARGET NEVADA IN MID-TERM ELECTIONS

Laxalt, an Iraq War veteran and grandson of the late Nevada Governor and Senator Paul Laxalt, is the polling and fundraising leader for the GOP Senate nomination in a race that also includes the officer. retired Army veteran and Afghanistan War veteran, Sam Brown. The Nevada primary will take place on June 14.

Former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt is campaigning for the 2022 GOP Senate nomination in the key western battleground state.
(Adam Laxalt’s Senate Campaign)

Republicans need a single-seat net gain midway through November to regain the Senate majority they lost in the 2020 election cycle. The GOP plays big defense — they’re defending 20 of 34 seats up for grabs in 2022, including five open seats, including two in the major battlefields of North Carolina and Pennsylvania. But they also see strong potential for recovery in the swing states of Arizona, Georgia, New Hampshire and Nevada, where Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto is running for a second six-year term.

DOES POMPEO’S TRAVELS IN 2022 PREPARE HIM FOR A POTENTIAL RACE IN 2024?

Pompeo, through his Champion American Values ​​PAC, or CAVPAC, has crisscrossed the country since early last year, campaigning and helping raise funds for fellow Republicans running in the midterms. -mandate.

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers the keynote address at the annual Hillsborough County GOP Lincoln-Reagan Fundraising Dinner in Manchester, New Hampshire on April 7, 2022.
Advertisement

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers the keynote address at the annual Hillsborough County GOP Lincoln-Reagan Fundraising Dinner in Manchester, New Hampshire on April 7, 2022.
(Fox News)

“Secretary Pompeo is excited to join Adam Laxalt and support him to be the next U.S. Senator from Nevada. He has endorsed Adam because he believes he will best represent conservative values ​​in the U.S. Senate,” an adviser said. from Pompeo to Fox News Digital.

FIRST ON FOX: DESANTIS SETS NEW MONTHLY FUNDRAISING RECORD IN RE-ELECTION RACE

Laxalt is also backed by Trump — who remains the most popular and influential GOP politician nearly 16 months away from the White House — as well as other top Republicans, including the Senate Minority Leader. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Meaning. Ted Cruz of Texas, Josh Hawley of Missouri, Mike Lee of Utah and Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida.

Senator Ted Cruz joined Adam Laxalt at a rally on April 22, 2022 in Las Vegas.

Senator Ted Cruz joined Adam Laxalt at a rally on April 22, 2022 in Las Vegas.
(Ashley Soriano/Fox News)

Pompeo becomes the third potential 2024 GOP candidate for the White House in recent weeks to travel to Nevada to campaign with Laxalt, following Cruz and DeSantis. And Trump may travel to Nevada to headline a rally with Laxalt ahead of next month’s primary. The Silver State is hosting the fourth contest in the Republican Party’s presidential nominating calendar.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

Pompeo, a Fox News contributor, has also made numerous stops since early last year in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, which hold the top three GOP caucus and main calendar contests. .

You Can Read Also

Sports News

Advertisement

malek

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.