The Trump campaign has announced Lawyers for Trump and says that Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is one of four co-chairs of the group. Of course.

To date, I know of only one elected Republican officeholder in Arkansas who distances himself from Donald Trump (and that officeholder declines to publicly announce the fact). I welcome any who’d like to declare.

The candidates for governor, Rutledge and Tim Griffin, are pure Trumpers, though Rutledge has the better credentials. Griffin is a convert. Waiting in the wings is Trump’s former lie defender, Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

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