The Democratic National Committee is in tough shape heading into the 2018 midterms; with recent FEC filings revealing the party borrowed nearly $2 million in loans this February, just months before the nation heads to the polls.
Political infighting, Hillary Clinton’s attack on “white women,” and the party’s ongoing relationship with anti-Semitic leader Louis Farrakhan all translated into a dismal fundraising effort in February; raking in just $7 million while their GOP opponents raised nearly $13 million.
“I knew if I had money — first of all, if you have money, you have power, and if you have money, you have a seat at the table,” RNC Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel told Politico. “If you focus on the fundraising and you do well there, then you get a lot of credibility in a town that didn’t know who I was.”
The chairwoman has her sights firmly set on the 2018 midterms, saying “Their first midterm, they usually lose seats […] We understand that, and so we’ve been preparing for that all year.”
h/t Daily Caller