Former conservative favorite Sharron Angle announced Tuesday she was running for Congress. Her latest political bid comes as tea party movement leaders say they are gearing up across the nation to fight mainstream Republicans in Congress and make sure President Donald Trump sees things their way.
“Trump proved that America wants Constitutional, free-market conservatism,” Angle said. “The reality is the president can lead, but he cannot do it alone. In Congress, we contend with the unpredictable Republicans who support, or do not support, what the American people mandated on Election Day.”
Angle was embraced by the tea party in 2010 during her unsuccessful bid to unseat then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Nevada. After losing to Reid, she ran for the Senate again in 2016, but lost the Republican primary to U.S. Rep. Joe Heck by 50,000 votes. Trump also lost Nevada, but by a smaller margin of about 27,000 votes.
This time around, Angle is looking to…