Republican Arizona Senate candidate Kari Lake stated Sunday that she believes her state party wanted to keep her out of the race due to her being an “America First” candidate rather than a candidate who would be under “control” of the party.
Lake’s comment comes after audio released on Tuesday indicated that then-Arizona GOP Chairman Jeff DeWit had attempted to bribe Lake in March 2023 to stay out of the race, asking her what her price was. Lake, a major supporter of former President Donald Trump and his 2024 run for the White House, said she is not sorry for supporting him.
“He gave us a secure, safe, prosperous America,” Lake said on Fox News’s Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo. “And I think they want to get people back in the U.S. Senate who they can control, who might be more of the neo-con type Republican who