Rep. Kevin Cramer (R) is set to meet Tuesday with President Trump to discuss the Senate race. Columnist Rob Port wrote that Cramer "will almost certainly” challenge Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D), according to conversations he has had in GOP circles. (Say Anything Blog)
Cramer has previously said that Trump has encouraged him to run for Senate.
MAKING THE PUSH. In December, Cramer met with NRSC Chairman Cory Gardner (R-CO). Also that month, “Cramer and his wife, Kris, met with the NRSC’s executive director, Chris Hansen, who made the case to the couple that Cramer had performed well in polling the committee had conducted.” (Politico)