“With the change in campaign management, it is understandable that the campaign strategy needs to be reviewed and refined,” said a senior campaign official, who spoke of the anonymity clause when discussing internal deliberations. “We’ll be back on the air soon and show Joe Biden even harder as a radical left-wing puppet.”
The efforts of the short campaign to press the reset button and refocus before the vote come when the president continued to spread dissenting messages that frustrated his party members.
On Thursday, Trump tried to postpone the November election because of concerns about alleged voter fraud, a prospect widely rejected by Republicans and Democrats. According to another senior campaign official who also spoke on condition, the president̵7;s Twitter and Suburban Housewives have disappointed some of his campaigners who want to capture their message against Biden in the final round of the race. anonymity.
Stephen is also considering staffing and whether it’s worth organizing the campaign the way Parscale did, officials said. He told colleagues that he was determined to pay new attention to the campaign through daily staff meetings, inspections with field staff and greater accountability of officials. According to the official, Stephen recently interviewed employees and learned that most of them had never worked in the presidential election before.
Stephen has also told other advisors that the campaign needs to talk more and more about coronavirus.
The brief told other aides that he was impressed with Stephen’s orders to collect data, but he continued to delve into episodes that campaign officials found useless, officials said.
Recently, on Friday afternoon, Stephen spent an hour in a video chat with about 100 journalists, claiming that the competition was competitive and in 2016. The polls were fake.
NBC News previously reported a break in advertising spending, noting that the campaign had barely allowed anything on TV or radio on Wednesday and Thursday, with almost no subscriptions at the end of August.
It is unclear when the campaign will complete the review or return to the air.
In recent months, Biden has expressed outrage at Trump and continues to promote television commercials, including inserts criticizing the president for his handling of the pandemic.
Trump’s campaign continues to have a monetary advantage over the Democrat.
Trump’s campaign, the Republican Party and two branch committees since 2017. Spent more than $ 983 million, a record amount for re-election efforts during this presidential campaign, according to the latest films.
More than $ 240 million was spent on Trump’s campaign alone and more than $ 165 million on Biden’s campaign as the two sides focused their joint election efforts, according to Federal Electoral Commission polls released last week.
Despite historical spending, Trump has slipped into national polls with the spread of new coronavirus and a weakened economy. Biden has a two-digit leader at the national level and also leads the president in several battlefield states.
Stephen told reporters last week that Trump has a good chance of winning re-election by dismissing public polls as distorted and flawed.
Michelle Ye Hee Lee and Anu Narayanswamy contributed to this report.