Rice has emerged as the former president’s primary target ahead of the 2022 midterm elections, along with the other nine House Republicans who voted for Trump’s impeachment and Senator. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) who voted for Trump’s belief. During his most recent address to the Conservative Political Action Conference, Trump singled out everyone for criticism. Trump recently endorsed Max Miller, a former White House aide who challenges Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, a Republican impeachment funder from Ohio.
Mace opposed Trump’s impeachment, despite saying his actions at the Capitol on January 6 “put our whole lives at risk”. The day after the riot, Mace told The State, a Columbia, S.C. newspaper, that she no longer believed in Trump.
Bolling, who lives in Charleston, is a longtime Trump friend and could potentially fall back on the former president’s support base should he elect to run. During his presidency, he interviewed Trump more than half a dozen times and hosted a one-hour town hall with the former president just before the 2020 elections.
It’s not the first time Bolling, a former Wall Street trader, has turned around– –The host of the Fox News Channel and the Sinclair Broadcast Group has weighed a political run. The 58-year-old moved to South Carolina a few years ago when he was considering making a major bid against Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Although he ultimately decided against an offer.
Bolling recently hosted a podcast with Brett Favre, the hall of famer of football. In January, Sinclair canceled his America This Week show, which he hosted for two years. Prior to joining Sinclair, he was with Fox News for 11 years. Bolling left the network in September 2017 on allegations of sexual misconduct despite denying the allegations.
Rice has attracted several major antagonists since his impeachment, including Rep. William Bailey and Horry County School Board Chairman Ken Richardson.