Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) said Wednesday that he may mount a primary challenge to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) in their state’s 2016 Senate primary.
West told station WMAL that he could run for Senate, “If I see people that are not taking our country down the right path, if I see people that are not standing up for the right type of principles and putting their own party politics before what is best for the United States of America.”
Asked directly if he would rule out challenging Rubio, West responded, “Chirping… chirping… chirping.”
“We’ll see what happens down the pike,” he added. “God will set my feet on the right path.”
The one-term congressman, who narrowly lost reelection last year, acknowledged he would face an uphill battle.
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