Report: GOP Elites Plan to Take Down Trump With Deluge of Anti-Trump Ads After Labor Day
The GOP establishment is very concerned with Donald Trump’s enduring appeal with conservative voters.
The party elites are reportedly planning a deluge of anti-Trump ads following the Labor Day weekend.
It’s no secret the Republican establishment is unnerved by Donald Trump and his lead in national and key state polls.
And now, after weeks of assuming his support would be fleeting, there is a debate about how to take aim at Trump — and just who should finance such an effort.
CNN’s Maeve Reston noted that most GOP strategists see risks in having the attacks come from the other candidates or their directly affiliated super PACs. So, she reports, there is conversation about what other group might raise money for anti-Trump TV ads.
“There are a lot of donors out there who see it as much too dangerous, obviously, for the candidates, or their allied super PACs, to go after Trump,” said Reston. “So they’re looking to more establishment PACs to potentially take him down in post-Labor Day ads.”