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2124, 19 Feb 21

Priebus for Guv?

He’s super smart, a policy wonk, and generally nice guy, so he probably doesn’t stand a chance of winning.

Former state and national GOP Chair Reince Priebus has been talking with Wisconsin Republicans about a statewide bid in 2022, according to a source who’s spoken with him.


Politico reported this morning that Priebus was exploring a bid for guv in 2022.


But the source told that the conversations were sparked in part by people reaching out to Priebus about a statewide run. The source added the U.S. Senate could be an option, too, if Republican Ron Johnson doesn’t run for reelection.


“I think he’s more in the listening stage than a pitch stage,” the source said. “I think it’s more, ‘Why do you think I would be a good candidate? Why are you still looking for a candidate?’”


2124, 19 February 2021


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