in the vicinityVideoCory Booker sends memo to employees to say, his presidential campaign may be ending soon
Sen. Cory Booker’s staff, it was noted that he to raise until the end of September 2019 and $2 million, or he will fall out of the race, the former DNC chair Donna Brazile responded.
Sen. Cory Booker ‘ s presidential campaign manager warns in a message to the employees that the democratic senator from New Jersey need to raise an additional $is just 1.7 million at the end of the third quarter of fundraising – only 10 days – or the campaign is not a “legitimate long-term way in the future.”
In the memo, campaign manager Addisu Demissie warned that a weaker-than-expected cash haul during the early part of September, “the next 10 days will decide whether Cory Booker can stay in the race.”
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The existence of the memo was first reported on Saturday morning from NBC News, with Fox News, the news confirmed with multiple sources.
Two sources who asked to remain anonymous to speak more freely, said it was no coincidence that the memo was leaked, and described it as an effort to spark a surge in fundraising in the next 10 days.
And in a campaign memo sent to political reporters Saturday, said this morning: “This is not an end-of-quarter stunt, or to try one of these notes from a campaign, to spin the press. This is a real, unvarnished look under the hood of our operation to a level of transparency unprecedented in modern electoral campaigns.”
Booker, who declared his candidacy for the White house in early February, quickly built a formidable operation in the early voting primary and caucus States. To maintain the large staff on the ground in Iowa, New Hampshire and other early voting States tax. Demissie warned, to extend that during the campaign can continue in the current size and strength, it needs more funds if he wants.
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Demissie, explained in his memo, “If our campaign is not to grow in a financial position to, he is not to consume continues to be, resources, and attention, which can be used to focus on the Donald Trump beat, everyone needs to first priority.”
While Booker qualified for the third and fourth round of Democratic presidential primary debates, and he struggled in polling, on average, in the low to mid single digits, far behind the top-tier contenders, the former Vice-President, Joe Biden, and Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Bernie Sanders of Vermont.
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Booker raised 4.5 million in the April-June second quarter of fundraising, is far behind Biden, Sanders, Warren, and South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg.
Fox News’ Leland Vittert and Tara Prindiville contributed to this story.