none of them was willing to endorse Mitch McConnell over his Tea Party opponent, businessman Matt Bevin:
“That’s a decision for the people of Kentucky to make,”
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said when asked on Thursday if he planned to
support McConnell over Bevin.
“I think Sen. McConnell is very capable of taking that challenge on
himself,” said Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., adding that he doesn’t
typically involve himself in primaries. “Pretend we never talked,” he
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, agreed to stop and talk to a reporter about a
push he’s leading to defund the president’s health care law. “I would
love to have him,” he said when asked if he wants McConnell’s support
for that initiative.
Asked a follow up question about whether he planned to support Bevin
or McConnell, Lee said: “You’ve gone off topic. Thank you though.”