Is Kari Lake campaigning to be President Trump’s vice president?
Whatever her motivation, it is clear that Kari Lake is on TEAM TRUMP!
Lake was recently in Iowa, where she gave a public speech.
While she covered many topics, she used a considerable portion to campaign for President Trump.
But that’s not all…
As if her incredible speech wasn’t enough, Lake drew a crowd so large that people had to use the overflow area.
So why is this so important?
Because Iowa is the first state to vote in the Republican primaries.
This means that Trump already has a strong ground game in Iowa.
And that includes Kari Lake.
More details below:
WHAT A CROWD!! 🇺🇸
Iowa is FIRED UP!! 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/99lbaIhAtb
— Kari Lake (@KariLake) February 12, 2023
Folks, it happened again 🤦♀️
The room is COMPLETELY full here at our 2nd Iowa Rally & there’s STILL a line out the door trying to get in. Don’t go anywhere! We are making room!
This proves 2 things:
Our Movement is MASSIVE.
My team needs to book bigger venues!
See you soon! pic.twitter.com/ijv9HWzO0c
— Kari Lake (@KariLake) February 11, 2023
.@Karilake: "They picked a fight with the wrong woman. I have just enough Arizona in me. And just enough Iowa in me. And I'm not going to let them win. No way." pic.twitter.com/Z3qz20YHgn
— Kari Lake War Room (@KariLakeWarRoom) February 12, 2023
Keep in mind…
That Kari Lake ran for governor in… Arizona.
The fact that Kari Lake can pull a HUGE crowd in Arizona (while having no political relevance there) is PROOF that she is becoming a national figure.
A figure people can relate to…
Want to cheer on…
Iowa Capital Dispatch has more details on the speech:
Former Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake said her Iowa upbringing is one source of her fighter mentality, motivating her to challenge the results of the election that she lost in 2022 and potentially run for U.S. Senate next year.
Lake, a Republican, said some may assume she was visiting Iowa because she is running for president. The Iowa GOP caucuses will launch the 2024 presidential race. Instead, she said, she made the visit to see her home state and continue momentum as she appeals court rulings that upheld the 2022 election results.
Lake told an audience of Scott County Republicans in Bettendorf she plans to take her case to the Supreme Court. It wasn’t clear how that could happen, because her current state cases have been rejected by the Arizona Supreme Court and cannot be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
“If we keep having an election stolen, it doesn’t matter how good the candidate is, doesn’t matter how good the policy is,” Lake said, to applause from a crowd of over 100 people. “Our movement in Arizona is so massive, and I don’t say ‘was’ because I think it’s even stronger today than it was on November 8.”
The crowd’s energy was incredible.
There were multiple standing ovations and the cheers were deafening.
OMGosh!! This crowd in Iowa is twice as big as we were expecting. Team is moving furniture to make sure we can fit everyone inside. Don’t go anywhere, folks. We are making room! pic.twitter.com/vb5GzHNBLM
— Kari Lake (@KariLake) February 10, 2023
WATCH: Kari Lake Speaks To HUGE Crowd In Iowa, Says Election Lawsuit Is NUMBER ONE Focus, Talks About Potential Senate Run, VP Pick? – “I Will Do Everything In My Power To Get President Trump Elected” https://t.co/lTJT7whsvC
— The Gateway Pundit (@gatewaypundit) February 10, 2023
At the @KariLake event in Ankeny. I’ve covered Iowa politics for a long time. She has @realDonaldTrump crowd energy. Has all feel of presidential campaign rally. Is she the Republican @BetoORourke — loses statewide race, connects with base, runs in Iowa? Think so. She grew up… https://t.co/cu6abEXygQ pic.twitter.com/QanbBBA4hS
— Douglas W. Burns (@douglaswburns) February 11, 2023
WATCH: @KariLake explains how growing up in Iowa and God impacted her decision to leave the Fake News and run for office to represent We The People. pic.twitter.com/td5X1nc0cg
— Kari Lake (@KariLake) February 12, 2023
What’s clear is that Kari Lake is not backing down.
She is a fighter.
And she’s even still fighting over the Arizona “results.”
Per the Quad City Times:
Several hundred people packed into a Bettendorf room Friday to see Scott County-raised, Arizona news anchor turned right-wing politician Kari Lake, who brought a message questioning election integrity.
Lake urged Iowa Republicans to pose questions to GOP presidential candidates courting 2024 Hawkeye state voters about their stances on election integrity and fraud. Iowa has already seen several national Republican figures visit as the state prepares to host the party’s first-in-the-nation caucuses.
Lake, 53, ran for Arizona governor, making former President Donald Trump’s claims of election fraud central to her campaign. She lost by less than a percentage point, or about 17,000 votes.
Her campaign sued in court, claiming that printing errors in the state’s most populous county were intentional and lost her the election by suppressing Election Day Republican voters. A judge appointed by a former GOP Arizona governor dismissed the lawsuit, saying her campaign failed to prove any intentional mishandling or that the printing errors had an impact on the outcome of the election at all.
The suit, which Lake said she’s “100% focused” on, is making its way through the appeals court.
“Iowa leads the whole charge when it comes to presidential politics, right?” Lake said. “You guys see everyone come through here every four years. I know you take that responsibility seriously, but you need to start calling out these candidates and saying, ‘Where do you stand on election integrity?’ ”
“If we keep having elections stolen, it doesn’t matter how good the candidate is, doesn’t matter how good the policy is,” Lake said.
Lake was one of several Republican candidates who questioned the results of the 2020 elections. According to an Associated Press analysis, about half of the party’s nominees for governor, state’s attorney and secretary of state who embraced Trump’s claims of election fraud, won their races. And nearly all of those were incumbents.
So what do you think?
Do you like Kari Lake?
If President Trump selected her as his vice presidential candidate…
Would that make you more likely, less likely, or have no impact on supporting him?
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