Marjorie Taylor Greene is eyeing Donald Trump’s 2024 ticket, hoping to get second billing, in line with NBC Information. And so far as speculations go, it isn’t stunning or far-fetched. Her “complete imaginative and prescient is to be vp,” a Trump-connected supply instructed the community, who additionally thought she can be on Trump’s quick record.
And Steve Bannon appears to agree, for what that is price, saying, “She sees herself on the quick record for Trump’s VP. Paraphrasing Cokie Roberts, when MTG appears to be like within the mirror she sees a possible president smiling again.”
Thus the lane-change, steering away from BFF Matt Gaetz and her MAGA friends to cozy as much as the extra “institution wing” that features Kevin McCarthy, all whereas present process a extra polished Marge makeover.
From NBC Information:
That objective is on the coronary heart of Greene’s current efforts to rebrand herself as a politician who can stand astride the divide between the social gathering’s hard-liners and its institution wing, the sources instructed NBC Information.
It additionally helps clarify why she threw herself into serving to elect Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaker of the Home after the midterm elections and took assignments on two committees — Homeland Safety and Oversight and Accountability — the place she will take part in high-profile investigations of President Joe Biden’s administration. McCarthy additionally tapped her to be a part of the panel investigating how the federal government dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic. …
“She’s each strategic and disciplined — she made an influence transfer, realizing it could run up laborious in opposition to her most ardent crew,” he stated. “She was ready to take the extreme warmth/hatred short-term for the long-term objective of being a participant.”
Trump has not publicly given any indication that he’s severely contemplating a vice-presidential choose at this early level within the course of, and aides didn’t reply to NBC Information’ inquiries about Greene’s probabilities of ending up on a Trump ticket.