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Did Trump Try To Poach Walker Fundraiser?

Did the Money Man try to steal the Weasel's money man?
Did Trump Try To Poach Walker Fundraiser?

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that on Monday, Donald Trump met with one of Scott Walker's top fundraisers, Anthony Scaramucci. That they met and discussed Scaramucci leaving Walker to work for Trump is about the only things that they agree on:

One of Scott Walker’s top fundraisers met with Donald Trump on Monday and discussed the possibility of leaving the Wisconsin governor’s camp to work for the GOP presidential front-runner’s campaign, the fundraiser and Mr. Trump said.

Anthony Scaramucci, a national finance co-chairman for Mr. Walker’s campaign, said in a phone interview that the two discussed the possibility of his defecting to Mr. Trump but that he told the businessman it wasn’t possible.

“He wants to drop Walker and go with me,” Mr. Trump said in a phone interview. “He wants to endorse me. He said, ‘I want to drop Walker and endorse you.’ ”

The Walker campaign gave a non-reply and sidestepped the issue:

A Walker spokeswoman said: “Gov. Walker is focused on proposing substantive solutions, like his health-care plan last week, to improve the lives of all Americans.”

I would strongly suggest to Scaramucci that if there is a grain of truth or the perception of a grain of truth to The Donald's story, he might want to reconsider making the switch. If Walker doubts you or thinks you made him look bad, you're going to bounced or thrown under the campaign bus or both.


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