Establishment Republicans in Utah are frustrated with Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and are quietly plotting to oust him, The Atlantic relationships.
“First elected in the Tea Party wave of 2010, Lee has long burned down the local establishment in Utah, where he is seen by many as an exhibitionist obstructionist whose penchant for provocation routinely embarrasses his home state and its predominant religion. Lee’s MAGA makeover during the Trump presidency only served to exacerbate this perception. Now, as he prepares to run for re-election next year, Lee is gearing up for a concerted, multi-fronted campaign to oust him. He seems to know that a third term is not guaranteed. “