Lewandowski: House testimony shows I'd be 'a fighter' in the Senate

Former Trump campaign manager Corey LewandowskiCorey R. LewandowskiCash surge puts more Senate races in play Lewandowski told by Fox Business host he was being 'a little slurry' during interview The Hill's Morning Report - New impeachment battle: Pompeo vs. House Dems MORE said in an interview broadcast Sunday that a combative House hearing illustrated qualities that would make him a good Senate candidate while remaining noncommittal on whether he would mount a bid in New Hampshire.

"I’m very, very seriously thinking about running for the United States Senate," Lewandowski told radio host John Catsimatidis on AM 970 in New York, adding that "no American citizen should have to go through what I had to go through" or "be disparaged or attacked the way that I was by these committee members because they didn’t like my politics."

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Lewandowski also accused the House Judiciary Committee of targeting him for his support of President TrumpDonald John TrumpGraham to introduce resolution condemning House impeachment inquiry Support for impeachment inches up in poll Fox News's Bret Baier calls Trump's attacks on media 'a problem' MORE, telling Catsimatidis, "When you attack a Trump supporter, it’s OK. There are two different sets of rules. And the American people are tired of it. And I believe the people of New Hampshire, they want a fighter in the United States Senate. And I’d say this week was a clarification of that’s who I am."

The former campaign manager has long teased a potential run for Sen. Jeanne ShaheenCynthia (Jeanne) Jeanne ShaheenCash surge puts more Senate races in play Graham, Van Hollen introduce Turkey sanctions bill Senators fear Syria damage 'irreversible' after Esper, Milley briefing MORE’s (D-N.H.) seat in 2020, tweeting out a website hinting at such a campaign during the hearing last Tuesday and saying the next day that he was “very close” to a decision.

House Democrats have pressured Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerOfficials say foreign governments should not investigate presidential political opponents Dem committee chairs blast Trump G-7 announcement Top Democrat holds moment of silence for Cummings at hearing MORE (D-N.Y.) to hold Lewandowski in contempt over the hearing, in which he refused to answer questions about alleged obstruction by Trump in former special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerFox News legal analyst says Trump call with Ukraine leader could be 'more serious' than what Mueller 'dragged up' Lewandowski says Mueller report was 'very clear' in proving 'there was no obstruction,' despite having 'never' read it Fox's Cavuto roasts Trump over criticism of network MORE's report and had contentious exchanges with members including Rep. Sheila Jackson LeeSheila Jackson LeeConsequential GOP class of 1994 all but disappears Video of Greta Thunberg crossing paths with Trump at UN goes viral Lewandowski: House testimony shows I'd be 'a fighter' in the Senate MORE (D-Texas).

“The greater issue is the integrity of our process and the fact that we can't allow it to be trashed like Lewandowski trashed it — all the way from his opening statement to his exit from the committee room,” Rep. Hank JohnsonHenry (Hank) C. JohnsonBlack lawmakers condemn Trump's 'lynching' remarks Maloney to serve as acting Oversight chairwoman after Cummings's death The 13 House Democrats who back Kavanaugh's impeachment MORE (D-Ga.) told The Hill last week.