Trump and Ohio's GOP establishment clash ahead of a rowdy Senate primary

March 19, 2024

Polls have shown a two-way race between Moreno and Dolan, with state Secretary of State Frank LaRose falling back in the pack and large numbers of voters undecided. Kasich, an NBC News contributor, has been a vocal critic of Trump since he lost to him in the 2016 GOP presidential primary campaign. “There’s a lot of different factors in a campaign,” DeWine told reporters after the event. “Mitt Dolan,” Moreno and Arizona Senate candidate Kari Lake, a prominent MAGA figure, emphasized at campaign stops. “I can’t vote for Sherrod Brown, but I don’t think I could vote for either LaRose or Dolan.