2024-tinged travel suggests some quiet GOP breaks with Trump: The Note


The TAKE with Rick Klein

If roads to 2024 lead through 2022, leading figures in the Republican Party are looking at different maps.

Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley hits the midterm trail on Thursday with Pennsylvania GOP Senate candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz — though she is not, at least not yet, stumping for the more controversial Republican running for governor there, former state Sen. Doug Mastriano.

Oz has been campaigning this week with prominent Republicans including a few whom Donald Trump has attacked, like the retiring Pat Toomey — one of seven GOP senators to support the former president’s second impeachment after Jan. 6.

Haley will follow Thursday’s visit with a Friday campaign stop on behalf of Republican Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia — whom Trump has blasted for his refusal to back Trump’s lies about the last presidential election. Trump even said it would be “OK with me” if…

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