In what may prove to be icing on the cake for Republicans, Hillary Clinton’s running mate in the 2016 election, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, could find himself facing a significant challenge for reelection in 2018.
Conservative firebrand Laura Ingraham, a YUGE supporter of Donald Trump, is said to be eyeing a Senate run in Virginia, according to the Washington Examiner.
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) January 16, 2017
Sources told the Examiner that Ingraham was approached by party insiders and is considering challenging Kaine.
Adding some credence to the claim, Ingraham’s business partner, Peter Anthony, in anticipation of a possible run, has begun buying website domains that could be used, such as: ingrahamsenate.net, ingrahamsenate.com, ingrahamforvirginia.com and ingraham2018.com.
Based on the reaction on social media, Ingraham can expect lots of spirited support, should she decide to throw her hat in the ring.
Here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:
— Michelle (@ams_syd) January 16, 2017
— Carrie ❤America 🇺🇸 (@carrieksada) January 16, 2017
— Tired of Winning🇺🇸 (@GrammyLo5) January 16, 2017
Please make that happen! She is brilliant and would defeat him soundly.
— Krav MAGA (@Slushpuppy154) January 16, 2017
@dcexaminer You go, Laura!!!!!! Throw that bum out!
— Beverly Lyman (@LymanBeverly) January 16, 2017
— Anna McKenzie (@Flossie1940) January 16, 2017
@dcexaminer She should run! She knows how to shake things up and she can take the heat.
— Gigi Sims (@1Gigisims) January 16, 2017
@dcexaminer Go Laura! You have We the People. I wish I could vote for you! 👍🏼
— M. Ramirez🇺🇸 (@Hopes119) January 16, 2017
— Angela Leong (@ANGELAHLEONG) January 16, 2017
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