Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTed Cruz, longtime fan of 'The Princess Bride,' swipes at cast members' plans to reunite to raise money for Democrats What Joe Biden owes Kenosha Trump casts wide net in Labor Day press conference MORE has tapped Jen O’Malley Dillon as his new campaign manager as he cements his front-runner status in the Democratic primary and begins to prepare for a fierce general election race against President TrumpDonald John TrumpTed Cruz, longtime fan of 'The Princess Bride,' swipes at cast members' plans to reunite to raise money for Democrats Trump casts wide net in Labor Day press conference Biden vows to be 'strongest labor president you've ever had' MORE. … [Read more...] about Biden appoints former O’Rourke aide as new campaign manager
“He’s not somebody that the industry is particularly afraid of,” Bryner says. “So I think that we would see them kind of hopeful that he would be a more moderating influence, whereas Trump can be quite unpredictable.” [Emphasis added] … [Read more...] about Joe Biden Says ‘Wall Street Did Not Build’ U.S. While Wall Street Donors Build His Campaign
Much of the extravagant spending can reportedly be traced back to former campaign manager Brad Parscale, who was relieved of his role last month, but kept on in a more limited capacity. Parscale, who had the unusual perk of a car and driver while leading the campaign, spent some $350 million alone on fundraising operations. There were more Trump-specific purchases as well, including a six-figure purchase of magnet-lined pouches used to store the phones of donors during meetings so that they could not record and leak the president’s comments. “I ran the campaign the same way I did in 2016, which also included all of the marketing, strategy and expenses under the very close eye of the family,” Parscale told the New York Times, despite being the digital director not the campaign manager, of the 2016 operation. … [Read more...] about The 2020 Trump Campaign Is Reportedly a Financial Mess
The report comes as former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign out-raised Trump heavily in August, receiving $365 million. Biden’s haul set the all-time record for single-month fundraising by a U.S. presidential candidate. (RELATED: ‘Latte Liberals May Go For’ Defunding Police, But Crime Is Rising In Parts Of NYC, Says Al Sharpton) … [Read more...] about REPORT: Trump Considering Investing Up To $100 Million Of Personal Funds Into 2020 Campaign
Polling aside, there are reasons Team Biden might want a selective Sun Belt strategy in the home stretch. Florida, in particular, is a state Trump barely carried in 2016 and can really not afford to lose this year. But the current situation in the Sunshine State offers a reminder that it’s not just Democrats who are capable of geographic targeting. Trump is remaining competitive in Florida in no small part because he is doing extremely well among Cuban Americans and other Latinos concentrated in south Florida. These voters may have been the most important targets of all that endless and redundant socialist-bashing at the Republican National Convention. … [Read more...] about Is the Rust Belt or the Sun Belt the Key Battleground Region in 2020?