Mar 18 2019 Right now the Republicans are making the judgment they can't win without him, the base is still with him. Republicans, she said, were stuck with the president. The only thing I think is going to change whether he's nominee or not is that if fundamental calculus changes, she said. The Maryland governor is setting up to possibly run against President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential race, and in the process, he's distancing himself from relating his principles within the Republican Party to Trump's. I'm for a bigger tent, for coming up with ideas and solutions that can reach a wider audience, Hogan said. i appeal to republicans because my message is.