Corey Lewandowski's comments come as speculation reignited that the former president's daughter in law could launch a Senate run in her home state as North Carolina Senator Richard Burr plans to retire at the end of his term in 2022.
'Let me try to get a little intel here. Lara Trump for Senate, is this happening?' Epoch Times editor and host Jan Jekielek asked Lewandowski in a taped interview during the Conservative Political Action Conference on Sunday.
'I hope so. I'm a great fan of Lara. Her and Eric are amazing people,' Lewandowski said.
'But here's what I would say to them: 'Why would you want to do this?' Look, I mean, I love you. This is like if the dog catches the car, then what do you do? What if you actually go and win, which she would win. Then you've got to serve,' he continued. 'And my problem is Washington is so fundamentally broken, that I don't know if it's a good thing anymore.'Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'I think Lara Trump – and she would be an amazing United States Senator if she decided to run, because she would win – she has more influence and more opportunity to drive a narrative today being on the outside than being stuck in a broken system,' Lewandowski added.
Lewandowski told Epoch Times editor Jan Jekielek at CPAC on Sunday that Lara 'has more influence and more opportunity to drive a narrative today being on the outside than being stuck in a broken system'
The New Hampshire native is heading up a new political action committee that will back 'America First' candidates – specifically those launching primary runs against anti-Trump Republicans in 2022.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Jakielek understandably expressed confusion over why Lewandowski would discourage Lara Trump from running for Senate despite his effort to get more America First – read pro-Trump – lawmakers elected to Congress.
'Lara Trump's megaphone is massive, right? And she has such convictions to what she believes in. And look, I know a number of the U.S.