In a brief interview in the halls of the Senate while visiting members like Sen. marsha blackburn (R-Tenn.), Lake said he was in town for the National Prayer Breakfast but demurred how seriously he was considering a career.
The NRSC meets with many candidates and potential candidates for office and in doing so shows no sign of preference on behalf of the committee.
But in Republican circles, including in Arizona, there is fear that Lake will enter the senator’s race. kyrsten sinema‘s seat after Sinema defected from the Democratic Party to become an independent.
Lake is a conservative firebrand closely associated with former President Donald Trump. She has been litigating her gubernatorial loss in Arizona, disputing without evidence that the final results were marred by fraud. Several Arizona Republicans, including failed Senate candidate Blake Masters, are also considering running for the Senate.
Lake will also travel to Iowa next Friday for a meet and greet with the Scott County Republican Women.