Bloomberg will not set up a Super Pac to run on its own…
He has the ability to give the DNC ANY amount of money he wants to pay for their staff actions in battleground states for November’s General election….The money is a legal transfer from one campaign to another.
Bloomberg’s 1,500 former employee’s have been advised to apply for jobs that will open in DNC…The DNC won’t pay at the rate Bloomberg did…
There will be more efforts from Bloomberg as time goes by…
…the Bloomberg campaign wrote in an unsigned memo released Friday….
“We therefore believe the best thing we can all do over the next eight months is to help the group that matters most in this fight: the Democratic National Committee.”
The Bloomberg campaign had already paid rents through November for dozens of field offices in states expected to be competitive in the general election. Ownership of those offices will be transferred to Democratic state parties, which D.N.C. officials said would hire organizers using the $18 million from Mr. Bloomberg’s campaign. The Bloomberg memo said new D.N.C. staffing would be “drawing in part from our own incredibly experienced and talented organizing staff.”
In a conference call Friday, about 1,500 former campaign staff members across the country were informed of the plans by the campaign’s states director and encouraged to apply to work for the D.N.C., though they were advised that, should they be hired, those jobs were not likely to pay them the same.
Mr. Bloomberg’s $18 million contribution to the D.N.C., a figure that far exceeds individual limits, is legal, party officials said, because it is coming in the form of a transfer from the Bloomberg campaign. Individuals are allowed to make unlimited contributions to their own campaigns and campaigns can make unlimited transfers to political parties.
Brynne Craig, a senior adviser to Mr. Bloomberg, said on Friday morning that the former mayor remained determined to fund the campaign to topple President Trump….