Democrats have added a double digit number of people to compile and get out stories about what Donald Trump has promised and what he hasn’t delivered , in addition to his actions on issues that could help Democrats in next years elections…
There IS a lot to work with….And the DNC is playing the long game for the general election
There maybe a problem in that all the media coverage of Donald Tump bumbling may have made people immune to it…..
Democrats in doing this are working the typical Republican/Right technique of ‘fear’ to drive people to vote….
It DID seem to work in last Novembers midterm election for House seats….
You can bet Trump & Co. will apply the same against Democrats……
The effort is the main feature of the Democratic National Committee’s “war room” that launches on Thursday and is focused on defeating Trump in 2020, according to officials who briefed NBC News.
Responding to criticism that Democrats were too focused on Trump’s temperament and personal attributes during Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, the party’s main organizing arm says it’s making a major expansion of its opposition research team that will be “hyper-focused” on the impact of Trump’s policies on local communities.
A team of several dozen staffers have compiled an archive of thousands of documents obtained through local news and Freedom of Information Act requests that will be used to spotlight promises Trump made during visits to specific communities — and to “put a human face” on what’s happened since then.
Those include promises made to welders and pipefitters in Virginia Beach and Newtown, Pennsylvania, construction workers around Tampa, Florida and seniors struggling with high drug prices in Reno, Nevada. The DNC did not provide estimates on how much money they planned to spend on an effort that is planned to continue through the 2020 election.
While Democratic presidential candidates compete for the nomination, the DNC will bypass traditional primary states like Iowa to get a head start in targeting voters in battleground states Clinton lost, including Florida, Arizona, Michigan and Georgia.
“Wherever the president goes, we’re going to hold him accountable on a local level for the ramifications of his policies,”….