Jeremy Bird: The TT Interview

One of the rare instances Jeremy Bird can remember agreeing with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was when Cruz told The New Yorker, “If Texas turns bright blue, the Electoral College math is simple. … The Republican Party would cease to exist. We would become like the Whig Party.”

“I guess this is the one time I won’t dispute him,” said Bird, the former national field director for President Obama’s 2012 campaign and founding partner of the political consulting group 270 Strategies. He is currently making headlines as the senior adviser to the recently launched Battleground Texas.

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