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Mon Mar 31, 2014, 02:16 PM

Scarborough: Christie's "Ship Has Sailed" & "Nobody's going, 'Oh, we got to get Jeb"

Big-money GOP donors are reluctantly leaning toward former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for president in 2016, said talk show host Joe Scarborough.

"The whispers are out there. You hear it among top (Republican National Committee) donors. There is not an excitement. I'll be really honest with you. Nobody's going, 'Oh, we got to get Jeb,'" Scarborough said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Monday.

Donors are eying Bush because they see him as the only nominee who could beat presumptive Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, Scarborough maintained. He said contenders like Rand Paul and Ted Cruz weren't considered viable against the former secretary of state.

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"I haven't talked to one that thinks Chris Christie can [win]. You know what? In the eyes of the big Republican donors, that ship has sailed," he said.

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Reply Scarborough: Christie's "Ship Has Sailed" & "Nobody's going, 'Oh, we got to get Jeb" (Original post)
kpete Mar 2014 OP
monmouth3 Mar 2014 #1
SummerSnow Mar 2014 #2
malaise Mar 2014 #3

Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Mar 31, 2014, 02:46 PM

1. Heard Joe's words of wisdom this morning. I'm starting to feel a little sorry for Jeb in that

between his mother and him, I don't think he's interested and let's not even discuss the wife and kids. That will be such a discussion down the road...

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Mon Mar 31, 2014, 04:51 PM

2. But, but....Christie said his lawyers found him innocent

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Response to SummerSnow (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 31, 2014, 04:53 PM

3. No one has bought Christie and the lawyer's crap

They are laughing hi to scorn - can't wait for Jon Stewart tonight

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