Former GOP Congressman Tom Tancredo believes national Republican Party leaders and donors will “probably” attempt to torpedo his gubernatorial campaign, as they apparently did last time he ran, dropping a quarter of a million dollars into an attack campaign that Tancredo thinks cost him the 2014 GOP gubernatorial nomination and handed it to former Congressman Bob Beauprez, a Republican, who went on to lose to Democrat John Hickenlooper.
Facebook posts of former Congressman and Breitbart contributor Tom Tancredo, who announced last week that he’d run his third campaign for Colorado governor, paint a picture of the politician in the mold of President Donald Trump, promoting fake news and conspiracy theories, nationalism, and contempt for Muslims and immigrant communities.
Laurel Imer, the 2016 chair of the Trump campaign in Jefferson County, agrees with former Congressman Tom Tancredo that U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) should face a primary challenger.
Former Republican Congressman Tom Tancredo is considering a run for governor because he’s “bored” and mad at Republicans for attacking him last time he ran.
The 2018 Colorado governor’s race is ever-changing, with a huge range of candidates on both sides. Here’s a snapshot of who’s running to replace term-limited Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D).
Former Rep. Tom Tancredo criticized Rep. Mike Coffman for some aspects of his visit to an Aurora mosque late last month. He told KNUS 710-AM’s Peter Boyles that he’s “furious” with Coffman’s political transformation, and that, as far as he’s concerned, Coffman has “gone wacko.”