Many had hoped the staunch conservative would be named GOP Conference chair, and though he eventually lost out to Cathy McMorris Rogers, there may be a lot more in the cards for Price. RedState’s Erick Erickson has been lobbying for a primary challenge against perpetual GOP waffler Chambliss, and while Erickson himself may not be eager to throw his hat in the ring, Price may be just what the doctor ordered.
Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) dodges dodges dodges when asked if he backs Boehner's proposal. Looks like he may primary Chambliss?
— igorvolsky (@igorvolsky) December 4, 2012
Price fans are hoping the answer is yes:
I do think @RepTomPrice will challenge Saxby. Based off the interview I had with him last week, I'll support him if he decides to do so.
— Demetrius Minor (@dminor85) December 4, 2012
— Ali A. Akbar (@ali) December 4, 2012
@RepTomPrice Congressman Price, thank you for your service. Please PLEASE run in the primary against Sen. Chambliss. Thank you!
— Kevin Sandlin (@kevsandlin) December 4, 2012
Already up against a Democratic majority, it’s more important than ever that we ensure that the GOP senators we do have stand firmly with conservatives.