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Charlie Baker Won’t Say If Trump Should Be Able To Run For Office Again

January 14, 2021

Should President Donald Trump be able to run for public office once again?

That’s a question Massachusetts Republican governor Charlie Baker got at a recent press conference. He didn’t answer the question directly.

“I didn’t support him either time he did run,” Baker said, according to Politico’s Stephanie Murray. “The rules of the game associated with that are not something that I make decisions about. My preference would be, obviously, for other candidates.”

In the 2016 presidential primary, Baker endorsed former New Jersey governor Chris Christie, as Yahoo reported at the time. Like Baker, Christie was a Republican governor in a Democratic-leaning state.



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