This is the second day the Biden campaign is attempted to widen the campaign map for November by broadcasting that they think several martial swing states will end up in Joe Biden’s winner column the night of the general election….
It will be a tough get for Biden…
But IS possible with Donald Trump’s help…
Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign is significantly expanding its operation in preparation for the general election fight against President Trump, announcing Friday that a slate of high-level hires will be announced in the next ten days and that they will employ a team of over 600 staffers devoted to battleground states by the end of June.
Biden campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon laid out the campaign’s growth in a presentation to reporters on Friday, expressing confidence that the former vice president is poised for a strong performance in November.
“We have a clear path to 270,” O’Malley Dillon said, referring to the number of electoral votes needed to win the White House.
“We are pulling ahead in Florida, in Pennsylvania, in Michigan, in Wisconsin and in Arizona. And if we kept these numbers, and we kept them through November, that’d put us at 318 electoral votes,” she argued, adding that the campaign is working to craft customizable messaging specific to key battleground states.
The campaign laid out a 17-state map they feel could help pave the way to the White House for the former vice president, categorizing the states as areas they need to protect, win back and states they feel present an opportunity to grow the traditional battleground map.
Florida, Iowa, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, as well as one of Maine’s electoral votes, comprise the group of states the Biden campaign is hoping to win back following Clinton’s 2016 defeat.
The campaign identified Colorado, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire and Virginia as states Hillary Clinton won in 2016 that they are aiming to protect this cycle, and in addition to Arizona is eyeing Texas and Georgia as states where they can expand the electoral map….