Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, aka the “Terminator,” has always been a competitor. The idea has been floated to run for Senator. Senator Dianne Feinstein is long in the tooth, plus there is that rivalry with Donald Trump to think about. Would these two things propel him into office?
As written By CARLA MARINUCCI for Politico:
California GOP circles are buzzing about the prospect of the Governator serving in Donald Trump’s Washington.
SAN FRANCISCO — Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger — the “Terminator” action hero who made “I’ll be back” one of filmdom’s most iconic phrases — may be mulling a political comeback, according to several GOP political insiders in California.
The prospect of Schwarzenegger’s return to elected politics in a 2018 U.S. Senate run — possibly as an independent — is generating increasing buzz in state Republican circles, fueled by the former governor’s seeming ability to get under the skin of President Donald Trump on social media.
The president’s caustic tweets about Schwarzenegger, the recent host of “Celebrity Apprentice,” and their running feud has sparked talk that the intensely competitive Schwarzenegger — a seven-time Mr. Olympia world…