President Donald Trump does not seem to have the greatest blowhard in Washington. So don't decide to ask Curt Schilling to run for Congress.
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In a tweet on Tuesday, Trump encouraged the World Series hero to represent Arizona in Washington. "Curt Schilling, a great pitcher and patriot, is considering a run for Congress in Arizona. That's great !," Trump posted, complete with his trademark "@foxandfriends". One can only expect that he is wearing his bathrobe.
Schilling, whose conservative bonafides were raised when ESPN fired him in 2016 for sharing an anti-transgender meme on Facebook, has been tempted to run for Before the final round of the election, he was talking about running in Massachusetts against Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Polls show senior senators will beat Schilling by at least 20 points in 2018.
In in a recent interview on "Armed America Radio," Schilling said he was thinking of one of five Arizona Democratic representatives.
"I didn't say anything in public, but I considered going back. in Arizona and is running for a congressional seat, one in blue, "he said, via USA Today. "This is something my husband and I have discussed, and he is growing in potential. Obviously, we have a lot more discussion, but yes, it's something that we really should consider."
Schilling told Arizona Republic has yet to weigh in on its decision. "Not ready to do anything right now," he wrote in an email. "If / When things stabilize I will do but for now it's something in the stage that & # 39; I think about it & # 39 ;. "
Apart from being fired from The ESPN for hateful social media posts, Schilling's most prominent post-play success has cost taxpayers. of Rhode Island $ 75 million for a failed video game venture. by yours truly.
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