Skip to comments.NRSC Will Not Support O'Donnell [Update: NRSC now says it will support O'Donnell]
Posted on 09/14/2010 7:35:04 PM PDT by LurkerEdited on 09/15/2010 9:49:12 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Full statement by John Cornyn, head of the NRSC:
“Let there be no mistake: The National Republican Senatorial Committee – and I personally as the committee's chairman – strongly stand by all of our Republican nominees, including Christine O'Donnell in Delaware.
“I reached out to Christine this morning, and as I have conveyed to all of our nominees, I offered her my personal congratulations and let her know that she has our support. This support includes a check for $42,000 – the maximum allowable donation that we have provided to all of our nominees – which the NRSC will send to her campaign today.
“We remain committed to holding Democrat nominee New Castle County Executive Chris Coons accountable this November, as we inform voters about his record of driving his county to the brink of bankruptcy and supporting his party's reckless spending policies in Washington.
“In the weeks ahead, we will decide where to best allocate additional financial resources among the large number of competitive races at stake this November. While it's not in Republicans' interest to advertise our spending strategy to our opponents, it's worth noting that just yesterday, the NRSC's first independent expenditure ad aired in support of Dr. Rand Paul's campaign in Kentucky, where we firmly believe that he will win in November.
“It remains to be seen whether national Democrats will provide a similar level of support for many of their nominees, including in key battleground states like Indiana, Ohio, Florida, Arkansas, Illinois, and New Hampshire, among others. The Democrats' indecision reflects the fact that Republicans are on offense in at least 12 Democrat-held states and we are leading in the polls in seven of those 12 states.
“Finally, on the matter of the New Hampshire Senate race, while the results remain outstanding, we continue to monitor the Republican primary race, and we stand ready to fully support whichever candidate is chosen as the nominee.”
What is Rush going to say in the morning?
FNC is reporting they have “insider info”
cornyn said they would pow wow.
either FNC is talking to cornyn who is in DC or some staffer.
for the RNSC to not support is BEYOND STUPID. Keep in mind many/most reporters are leftists so everyone in DC is pooping a brick.
I guess when she wins the general, they'll announce the GOP will ignore her in DC.
Agreed. We should stick together even if they doubt she can win. Look at how the Dems rally around many sleazeballs and crooks. The leaders might not like it but the rank and file spoke in DE tonight so the national establishment should at least give ODonnell some nominal backing.
Damn straight they sold us right down the river. They will find that we are not like the Blacks to be led around. Thank you Rick Santelli.
Exactly, we now have basically two branches of the Ruling Class against the rest of the country.
HELL NO!!!!! WE ARE GOING TO TAKE THE GRAND OLD PARTY BACK FROM THESE RINO BASTARDS!!!!!
NO THROWING IN THE TOWEL, QUITTING OR SURRENDERING!!!
GOTP?? I LOVE IT!!!
We’ll see if they stick to this. Right now it’s just a tantrum. By mid-October... we’ll see.
“This could spell the end of the GOP ... That would be the best thing that ever happened to this country ...”
The Republican Party could become the Whig Party of the 2010s.
In Florida they have the Charlie Crist option.
pgyanke will not support the NRSC... ever.
Tuxedo’s right. Psychotic, but absolutely right. We gotta take these bastards. Now we could do it with conventional weapons that could take years and cost millions of lives. No, I think we have to go all out. I think that this situation absolutely requires a really futile and stupid gesture be done on somebody’s part.
Everytime I get a request for $’s I send it back with
a “strong message”. They stop sending requests after
I heard the Hannity-Rove interview about the election. Rove was talking trash about O'Donnell and if you didn't know who he was you would think he was her Democrat opponent.
I've had it up to here with these establishment Republicans. They are a bigger problem then Democrats, who, to their credit, are at least loyal to their party and their message.
I certainly hope you haven’t been sending them money! They’re just using it against us! Send contributions directly to the candidate.
Wasn’t ODonnell behind 30 points just a few short months ago?
Well what does that tell us about the Ruling Class Republicans?
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and may you rot in hell, GOP Establishment.
Unless of course you back away from this insane course you
have chosen, to support candidates of your choosing rather
than the candidates chosen by the people.
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