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In the Democratic National Committee emails released last week, no one came in for more disparagement than Stephen Bittel, a South Florida developer.
They show how the party has tried to leverage its greatest weapon — the president — as it entices wealthy backers to bankroll the convention and other needs.
Such a nod amounts to a dramatic change in position for Trump, who made disdain of big-money politics a central part of his pitch during the primary contest.
The campaign credited vice-presidential nominee, Gov. Mike Pence, with igniting “the passion” of the grassroots.
Billionaires Sheldon and Miriam Adelson refused to let the senator from Texas enter their donor suite after his controversial address
Trump’s campaign pulled in $26 million in June.
It all started with a bunch of ties.
Thiel, who supports gay marriage, plans to say that while he does not agree with all the policies in the official GOP platform, he believes fighting over cultural issues such as so-called “bathroom bills” is a distraction from more important matters.
A call in the party platform to restore the Glass-Steagall Act has alarmed the industry.
The Trump campaign announces that Pence will start traveling as Trump’s running mate with his own team of professional operatives.