Montana. Hot damn.
With the White House enveloped in crisis, a Republican-friendly group is rushing a last-minute $200,000 ad buy onto the Montana airwaves ahead of next week’s special congressional election. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will air TV commercials boosting Republican candidate Greg Gianforte.
Source: Republicans pour late cash into Montana special election
An adviser to a Republican being recruited for a marquee congressional race in 2018 said the president’s behavior was concerning. “I’d be a fool if I said it wasn’t causing us at least a little heartburn,” this individual said. “I mean, seriously, when is this shit going to stop?”
via GOP fears Trump will take the Republican Party down with him
People have been saying for months that establishment Republicans had decided that they’d let Trump do almost literally anything as long as he agreed to sign a big tax cut and help repeal Obamacare. And now McConnell, faced with the ultimate consequence of this moral desertion, is happy to say it out loud.
via McConnell Makes It Plain – Talking Points Memo