Tim Scott’s Inside Track

Member Group : Keith Naughton

Sen. Tim Scott is getting publicity lately as a possible 2024 Republican Presidential nominee with donors and GOP grandees circling. But Scott would be better off posturing for the Vice-Presidential nomination – which is his for the taking. Of course, Scott will have to back away from the heady encouragement for the top office – not an easy thing for any politician to do. And he has to handle Trump. One false move on that front could be fatal.

Identity politics may be less of a problem for Republicans as opposed to Democrats, but it still powerfully impacts Left and Right. For the GOP, facing large polling deficits with women and minorities and yet so close to having won across-the-board in 2020, picking up modest gains in those demographic groups would yield huge dividends. Read the rest in The Hill.