The president's daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, is reportedly considering a 2022 Senate bid in her home state of North Carolina. Richard Burr. The incumbent Senator already expressed that he plans to retire at the end of his term, and he does not have any plans in running again.
The seat in North Carolina is opening as Republican Senator Richard Burr, who chairs the Intelligence Committee that investigated Trump's ties to Russian Federation, announced he will retire at the end of his term. Trump's eldest son, Donald Jr., posted a photo of a Don Jr.
Lara Trump is a former personal trainer and television producer for Inside Edition, married Eric Trump on the Mar-a-Lago family property in Plam Beach, Florida, in 2014, and worked as a lead advisor on the Trump 2020 campaign.
Report: Lara Trump Weighs Running for Senate in North Carolina
"In North Carolina, in particular, she's a household name and people know her".
Lara campaigned on behalf of President Trump in North Carolina in 2016 and 2020, successfully securing the state for her father-in-law both times.
Meanwhile, some reports have also suggested that Donald Trump's current chief of staff Mark Meadows may also be a potential candidate, in addition to former governor Pat McCrory and outgoing Lt. Governor Dan Forest.More news: BTS drops teaser video for upcoming song 'Life Goes On'
"According to reports filed with the Commission, the Trump campaign has not disclosed making any direct salary payments to [.] Lara Trump, or Parscale himself this election cycle", the advocacy group detailed in an 81-page filing with the FEC.
Former White House official Kellyanne Conway told reporters Lara would be a "formidable" candidate for Senate as she is a "compelling messenger".
North Carolina is historically Republican, and voted for Donald Trump on November 3 - but by a smaller margin than in 2016.More news: PSG 'completely stopped playing' against Monaco but have Neymar back for Leipzig
Political experts and insiders have floated the possibility that Trump's adult children could follow in their father's footsteps and pursue political office. Those efforts in 2016 were especially focused on North Carolina.More news: Facebook and Google extend working from home to end of year