The Trump marketing campaign’s complete takeover of the Republican Nationwide Committee could have value some Republican congressional candidates in 2018, they usually don’t have any plans to alter course for 2020. ProPublica stories that Crew Trump’s management over the RNC extends to denying down-ballot candidates worthwhile data, principally to guard Donald Trump’s ego.
In 2018, Nancy Pelosi made clear she didn’t care if Democratic Home candidates distanced themselves from her. It was a few majority, not about her ego. That’s … not how Donald Trump operates, and his marketing campaign, led by Brad Parscale, is all about stroking Trump’s ego as a lot as he needs. Consequently, the Trump-controlled RNC “has excluded crucial ‘voter scores’ on the president from the analytics it routinely supplies to GOP candidates and committees nationwide, with the purpose of electing down-ballot Republicans.” That forestalls ego harm on two fronts: candidates could not know that it will be useful for them to distance themselves from Trump, and there’s much less damaging data on the market to be leaked. Nevertheless it implies that down-ballot Republicans are at nighttime a few key marketing campaign issue.
”It’s undoubtedly hurting the get together to not launch that data. I want we may have handed it over,” an unnamed former RNC information staffer stated. A state get together’s government director stated “What voters in our state take into consideration Donald Trump issues. There are individuals who cherished our governor however have been turned off by the president. We ship completely different messages to individuals who have to be satisfied to return out to our aspect. How are we purported to run campaigns if we’re flying blind on interested by the president?”
The factor is, Crew Trump doesn’t care. As a result of it’s at all times and solely all about Donald.