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Conservative firebrand will make second challenge of a Mississippi senator

Mar 01, 2018 - The Washington Post

ELLISVILLE, Miss. - A new front opened in the Republican Party's bitter internal war on Wednesday when insurgent conservative Chris McDaniel announced that he will run against Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.).

Like other fights that have erupted in the era of President Trump, the battle lines quickly started blurring. After declaring that the Republican Party had "lost its way," McDaniel aligned himself with the party's leader: Trump. But Trump is supporting Wicker.

In a blistering speech...