Former Democrat US Senate Candidate Erica Smith Says Cunningham Won Primary Because Dscc Can "Control" Him | Beaufort County Now | In a conference call with reporters yesterday, former Democratic US Senate candidate Erica Smith explained why the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee would not support her candidacy and opted to back Cunningham instead. | NC GOP, US senate, candidate, erica smith, cal cunningham, june 4, 2020

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Former Democrat US Senate Candidate Erica Smith Says Cunningham Won Primary Because Dscc Can "Control" Him

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    RALEIGH NC     In a conference call with reporters yesterday, former Democratic US Senate candidate Erica Smith explained why the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee would not support her candidacy and opted to back Cunningham instead. Smith claims that the DSCC refused to endorse her because they could not "control" her. These troubling allegations only add fuel to the dumpster fire that was the Democratic primary, which concluded last March, and featured the DSCC and their dark money allies wasting over 13 million dollars to boost Cunningham over Smith.

    "Erica Smith made clear what we already know, the DSCC only supports candidates like Cal Cunningham that are willing to follow their orders and spend the duration of their campaign hiding from tough questions in a 'windowless basement,'" said NCGOP Press Secretary Tim Wigginton. "Chuck Schumer bought Cunningham his primary victory and Cunningham would return the favor by rubber-stamping Schumer's agenda in the Senate."

    Cunningham is currently following Schumer's "windowless basement" strategy and ducking invitations to debate Senator Tillis.


  • Contact: Tim Wigginton
  •     communications@ncgop.org



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