GOP Rep. Billy Long jumped into Missouri's Senate race Tuesday evening, casting himself as a staunch ally of Donald Trump
Long is the latest entrant in a crowded GOP primary for retiring Sen. Roy Blunt's seat.
Link CopiedGOP Rep. Billy Long jumped into Missouri's Senate race Tuesday evening, casting himself as a staunch ally of Donald Trump in a primary contest that is also doubling as a competition to prove loyalty to the former president.Long, a former auctioneer and radio show host who was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2010, made his announcement during an appearance on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News program.
The congressman is tying himself closely to Trump. On Tuesday afternoon, prior to the airing of the interview with Carlson, Long met with the former president at Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan, according to three people familiar with the sit-down.Long's advisers include Jamestown Associates, the prominent Republican media firm that crafted ads for Trump’s presidential campaigns, and Caroline Wren, who was a top fundraiser on Trump’s reelection effort. Long has also signed on Kellyanne Conway, who was counselor in the Trump White House and managed the final months of his 2016 campaign, to serve as a senior adviser.
Conway, who is also advising several other 2022 candidates, is listed on an invitation as the special guest at a donor event Long is holding next week in Springfield, Mo.The 65-year-old Long, who is running to replace retiring GOP Sen. Roy Blunt, joins a Republican primary field that includes state Attorney General Eric Schmitt, attorney Mark McCloskey, Rep. Vicky Hartzler, and former Gov. Eric Greitens. Earlier Tuesday, Rep. Ann Wagner announced that she would not be joining the primary, instead running for reelection in her district. But with so many candidates already in the race, the competition for donors is on: Long is sending out invitations to next week’s fundraiser showcasing a host committee of nearly 100 major givers, including Bass Pro Shops executive Johnny Morris and trucking company owner Robert Low. headtopics.com
Trump has yet to endorse a candidate in the race, though he has been in regular contact with Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley about how to engage in the contest. Hawley, who has received outreach from all the major Republican candidates, has so far given no indication of who he may support.Read more: POLITICO »
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