EXCLUSIVE — Arizona Republican Senate candidate Kari Lake likened Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley to chihuahuas at former President Donald Trump‘s heels and criticized Gov. Kim Reynolds (R-IA) for endorsing DeSantis over Trump, days before the 2024 Republican primary‘s opening contest in Iowa.
Lake, who is campaigning for front-runner Trump before next Monday’s caucuses, made the comments as she scruntized his opponents DeSantis and Haley for spending millions of dollars on advertisements promoting their own bids.
“This is just vanity projects,” Lake told the Washington Examiner on Friday in Des Moines. “They know they can’t beat President Trump, and they’re trying to nip at his ankles. It’s like a little chihuahua dog that is [biting] at his ankles. It is such a waste of