UPDATE 1-Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying
By Editor - Thu Aug 15, 6:57 pm
President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the party’s nomination for a U.S. Senate seat to challenge Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen. Trump said in a radio interview that aired Thursday in New Hampshire that Lewandowski, a state resident, “would be fantastic” as a senator. Some Republicans in New Hampshire have been vocal about not wanting to see a run by Lewandowski, who built a reputation as a ruthless campaigner before he launched Trump’s presidential bid in 2015.
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