Why are you not burying him? Trump allies fret over rising Biden threat
The poor results from the all-over-the-map approach is spurring consternation across the field of Republican advisers, donors and conservative groups who want the Trump campaign to dramatically ramp up its efforts to tear down and pigeonhole Biden — much as former president Barack Obama cast Mitt Romney as a plutocrat during the 2012 campaign, a framing from which Romney was never able to escape.
“Take the gloves off and put him away,” said one Republican close to the White House. “If you have the cash advantage and you have all of June, why are you not burying him?”
Interviews with 10 people from Trumpworld — leading outside allies and donors along with inside aides and advisers — indicated a widespread agreement that the Memorial Day weekend is a critical turning point for the campaign. Now, every state has started reopening its economy in some fashion after being shut down by Covid-19, and the advisers want the campaign to ramp up as well, now that they think Trump is out of the worst of the political fallout from the pandemic. Otherwise, they fear the election will remain a simple referendum on Trump — his record …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]