Accusations are flying in all directions and about all manner of topics.
Alex IsenstadtRepublicans concede casting Biden as senile hurt then with seniors, with some blaming Parscale. But Parscale allies say it was trumps idea and the re-elect was just following his lead
The co-chair of the Commission on Presidential Debates had rejected efforts by Trump’s campaign to clear him for in-person participation in the town hall-style forum.
Alex IsenstadtSenior GOPers are astonished by Trump's decision to back out of a virtual debate, robbing him of a chance to score points on Biden while he trails
Others are relieved. Polling for downballot GOP candidates have cratered in the days after the first debate
Alex IsenstadtHarris team pushed for plexiglass, Pence team lobbied against it
Now Pence team punching back
“If Sen. Harris wants to use a fortress around herself, have at it,” - @VPComDir
Alex IsenstadtNEWS: Debate commission has approved plans for plexiglass to be used at Wednesday VP debate
Barrier will separate Pence and Harris, and the two candidates from moderator Susan Page
Bill Stepien's diagnosis is the latest blow to a reeling campaign. He plans to manage the campaign from home.
Alex IsenstadtStepien’s disclosure means the two heads of the president’s political apparatus have now contracted the coronavirus: RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel announced earlier Friday that she, too, is infected.
Alex IsenstadtBREAKING: Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien has tested positive for Covid-19
Scott Reed, who had been with the business organization for most of the past decade, said it was shifting toward Democrats.
Alex IsenstadtMCCONNELL joins the GOP Chamber pile-on, felling @BresPolitico: “Honestly at this point I think they’re so confused about what they’re about that they probably don’t make much difference.”
In a staff video conference, a Chamber VP spoke of "all-hands-on-deck" plans to repair relationships with Senate Democrats.
Alex IsenstadtSign of the times: in 2014 the chamber helped deliver the Senate majority for the GOP. Now, with the majority on the brink, the pro-business lobby is making peace with Dems
Alex IsenstadtNews: The Chamber is intensifying its leftward shift, with the organization privately laying out plans today to reach out to Senate Dems as the GOP majority teeters
The latest twist in the business lobby's saga >>
The new ads come from 45Committee and its super PAC, which have spent big backing President Donald Trump.
Alex IsenstadtNews: The SCOTUS airwars heat up - and take a nasty turn
Conservative 45Committee launching TV ads - on the same day RBG lies in state at the Capitol - using Ginsberg's own words to contradict her dying wish
Preserve America, a new super PAC backing the president, is planning another $25 million ad blitz attacking Joe Biden.
Alex IsenstadtNEWS: GOP megadonors are rushing to the rescue of the cash-strapped Trump campaign. New pro-Trump group Preserve America pouring another $25 mil into key states - some where POTUS is getting bombarded in
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday night swore off any endorsement from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (USCC) after reports that it is planning to support a number of freshman congressional Democrats for reelection.
Alex IsenstadtKevin McCarthy:
"I don’t want the US Chamber’s endorsement because they have sold out”
The late effort, expected to include some of the party's biggest givers, comes as Trump has been overwhelmed by Joe Biden on TV.
Alex IsenstadtNEWS: The cavalry comes in for Trump
After weeks of POTUS taking a drubbing on the air, GOP megadonors lining up behind a new super PAC helmed by Swiftie Chris LaCivita
The opening gambit: $30 mil, with more on the way