Friday, May 15, 2020
SENATE LEADER McCONNELL TO SECSTATE POMPEO: YOU'RE THE LAST HOPE FOR REPUBLICANS TO HOLD KANSAS!!!
That's a paraphrase on that headline and we'll link the story sent in by KICK-ASS TKC READERS . . .
Here's a peek at the GOP getting serious and moving beyond the cable news guest star or a plumber . . .
Politico: McConnell pines for Pompeo as Kansas chaos looms
Staring at a messy primary, a credible Democratic challenger and a real battle for Senate control, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing for the secretary of State to jump into the race with just weeks to go until the filing deadline.
"There's not been a development yet,” McConnell said in a brief interview. “But he would obviously be my first choice and he has been for months.”
While Pompeo has indicated to McConnell that he would not take the plunge, a looming June 1 deadline and an increasingly difficult landscape for the GOP have added a new sense of urgency to the race.
Developing . . .