Roger Stone has a plan to stop Trump’s competition from gaining momentum; launch a super PAC.
According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Stone –who claims he isn’t working for Trump anymore– is launching the Committee to Restore America’s Greatness to combat attacks against the business mogul.
Stone told the Journal that he had not run the idea by Trump– a candidate who has campaigned against the use of outside funding groups. The Journal reports the main aim isn’t to build up Trump’s policy bonafides, but “educate voters on the records of Rubio and potentially Chris Christie since they are on the move in New Hampshire.”
On the newly-launched group’s website, there are several claims aimed directly at Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) The site calls on donors to help stop “AN ALL-OUT PAID MEDIA ASSAULT TO DESTROY THE CANDIDACY OF DONALD TRUMP.”
The website describes Rubio’ immigration policy as “liberal open borders” and accuses him of being a puppet for Washington insiders.
“Now the Republican establishment, the billionaires, the hedge fund managers, and the Wall Street interests, has abandoned Jeb Bush and designated Senator Marco Rubio as the new GOP establishment candidate,” the site says. “The people who gave us John McCain and Mitt Romney — losers– now want to foist Marco Rubio off on us.”
The website also says that the new PAC will “accept no corporate contributions.”
“We are calling on average Americans and everyday citizens to help us finance a hard-hitting television and radio campaign exposing the real Marco Rubio, and his secret deal with would-be vice-president John Kasich.”