Biden fundraiser ditches him and warns others may too

MSN | 6/28/2019 | By Quint Forgey
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© Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Photo A host of former Vice President Joe Biden’s primary rivals have sought to inflict further damage on the top-polling Democrat in the hours since the on-stage confrontation.

A fundraiser for Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign said he is no longer supporting the former vice president's White House bid — and predicted that others may follow suit.

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Tom McInerney, a San Francisco-based attorney who was a lead bundler for former President Barack Obama, told CNBC he informed Biden's team of his decision on June 20.

The news of his break comes one day after Biden delivered an uneven debate performance that provoked new doubts about his candidacy and turned a spotlight back on his controversial statements and past policy positions on civil rights and abortion.

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“I had actually let the campaign know I’d pulled back my support of Biden for now,” McInerney told the cable network, adding, “I don’t think he did well last night."

And in a potentially troubling sign for Biden, McInerny predicted that others were likely souring on the Democratic front-runner. “I would imagine I’m not alone,” he said.

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In the most notable exchange of Thursday’s debate, Kamala Harris unloaded an impassioned criticism of Biden’s decades-old resistance to federally enforced busing to desegregate public schools. The California senator also rebuked his widely criticized comments from earlier this month about working with segregationist lawmakers during...
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