A new name is emerging as a potential replacement for retiring Long Island Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford). A recent poll that the Club for Growth sponsored (WPA Intelligence; 11/17-18; 400 NY-2 likely Republican primary voters) finds Lara Trump, wife of President Trump’s son Eric, as a highly viable candidate.
According to the WPAi data, Ms. Trump would outpace former US Rep. Rick Lazio (R) by a whopping 53-19% in a Republican primary. For her part, Ms. Trump is quoted as saying her focus is on working to re-elect her father-in-law for a second term, but also didn’t explicitly rule out running for the seat.
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