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Trump Reelection ‘Behemoth’ Expands To 1,500 Staffers Nationwide

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The Republican National Committee (RNC) announced on Monday that it and President Trump’s reelection campaign are hiring 300 additional staffers – which officials say will bring the combined resources of the Trump Victory field staff to 1,500 by Wednesday.

The RNC touts that the Trump Victory field operation is 50 percent bigger than what it sported four years ago in the 2016 election. And it highlights that its 1,500-strong field staff is more than double the 600 that presumptive Democratic presidential Joe Biden’s campaign said they’d have in place by the end of June in the key general election battleground states. The mission of campaign field staffers is to turn out voters for their candidate and their party.

Pointing to the expansion, RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel spotlighted that the former vice president “faces a vast behemoth of an operation that no amount of last-minute investments parachuted in will be able to overcome.”

The RNC chair also noted that while the Biden campaign has been expanding their general election operation in recent months – after clinching the Democratic presidential nomination – “Trump Victory has been on the ground developing relationships with voters and honing our infrastructure for years.”

And in an appearance on “Fox & Friends,” McDaniel said that “we’ve been building up our ground game for the past year. We’ve had people in all of these battleground states. We have the highest staff that we’ve ever had and we’ve activated over a million volunteers.”

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