“At the first sign of trouble, Ted Cruz abandoned his long-held facade of independence and ran straight to K Street. Now, he’s dragging national Republicans down with him in his attempt to save his Senate campaign,” said American Bridge spokesperson Amelia Penniman.
Politico: Inside the GOP’s rescue mission for Ted Cruz
By Alex Isenstadt | September 9, 2018
“With a string of polls showing GOP Sen. Ted Cruz’s lead slipping, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick showed up in Washington on July 25 to deliver an urgent plea to White House officials: Send President Donald Trump.”
“The previously unreported meeting comes as senior Republicans grow increasingly concerned about the senator’s prospects in the reliably red state, with some expressing fear that an underperformance could threaten GOP candidates running further down the ballot.”
“Trump’s rally is just the most public display of a Republican cavalry rushing to the senator’s aid…The party…is suddenly leaving little to chance. Behind the […]Read more after the jump.