Trump’s recent decline has emboldened his would-be competitors. Disappointing results for Republicans in the 2022 midterms have sparked an outburst of right-wing interest in electability.
Now, Sununu is trying to define himself not just against Trump, but against many of the right-wing haunts he sees as political underdogs. On this week’s episode of Playbook Deep Dive, Playbook host and co-author Ryan Lizza went to the state house in Concord, NH, where Sununu was eager to discuss the politics of the 2024 presidential primary in a way he wouldn’t. has done it recently.