Bacon won't support Trump in GOP primaries if he runs again: 'I'll be looking for better candidates'

Posted at 1:13 PM, Jun 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-22 19:18:19-04

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Republican U.S. Representative Don Bacon, whose district includes large parts of Omaha and Sarpy County, told a CNN reporter that watching the January 6 committee hearings has convinced him to support someone other than President Donald Trump in the 2024 presidential primaries.

Trump has yet to announce a run or a formal exploratory committee, but he regularly hints at the possibility of another run.

"I prefer, when it comes to the primary I will not be supporting him. I'll be looking for better candidates. I want to win in our district. We lost our district by 8 points at the presidential level and I ended up winning mine by 5, roughly. So I think we should be looking for somebody that can win in the suburban areas," said Bacon.

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