Republicans can talk all day long about who they think the strongest candidate is to take out liberal Senator Jon Tester (D-MT). One thing is clear; though: Jon Tester is TERRIFIED of this Navy SEAL veteran from Montana.
Navy SEAL veteran and aerial firefighter Tim Sheehy already earned the endorsement of Montana Senator Steve Daines (R-MT), Gov. Greg Gianforte (R-MT), and Congressman Ryan Zinke (R-MT01)- among other conservatives. While many expect Congressman Matt Rosendale (R-MT02) to also jump into the Senate race, it is very clear now that Tester is very afraid of Sheehy, and would rather face Rosendale again.
Montana Democrats have been openly speculating about Dems crossing over to vote in the GOP primary in order to block Sheehy from facing off against Tester.
Here’s what I wrote back on August 20th:
It’s also worth noting that liberal blogger James Conner from the Flathead has openly been speculating that Democrats will crossover and vote for Rosendale in the GOP primary in order to get a rematch of 2018. Apparently Dems are well aware that Tester would rather face Rosendale.
If you were skeptical then- look at what Democrats are up to right now.
On Tuesday, Politico released an article highlighting a Democrat Super PAC that is already attacking Sheehy:
The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) released the following statement on Chuck Schumer and Jon Tester attempting to meddle in the Republican primary in Montana:
This shady Schumer-Tester front group is meddling in the Montana Republican primary because they fear Tim Sheehy and know he is the strongest general election opponent. It’s obvious that national Democrats have their preferred candidate that they want to see run and lose to Jon Tester again. – NRSC Communications Director Mike Berg
By the way…
Read more from the original publication HERE.