Will McBride speaks about his candidacy by Mitch E. Perry08/01/06
The day before Congresswoman Katherine Harris filed papers to run for the U.S. Senate, the Republican Party of Florida's top three leaders formally urged her to drop out.
As we reported last night, GOP Chairman Carole Jean Jordan said "Katherine, though it causes us much anguish, we have determined that your campaign faces irreparable damageâ€?.
The letter, which also was signed by GOP national committeewoman Sharon Day and national committeeman Paul Senftâ€¦
There are 3 candidates running against Katherine Harris:One of them is attorney Will McBride, who according to a poll released last week, is perhaps the best chance the Florida GOP has of knocking Harris out in the GOP Primary race in 5 weeks.
McBride came by WMNFâ€™s studios this morningâ€¦In the first of a 2 part interview, We asked the 33 year old immigration attorney from Orlando about Jordanâ€™s letter (roll tape#1 o.q.â€?The Boston Tea Partyâ€?)
Thatâ€™s Republican Senate candidate Will McBride, talking about dismantling the Federal Tax System. McBrideâ€™s approval ratings increased dramatically in one poll released last week on the GOP Senate race, showing him with 22% support, but still trailing Katherine Harris substantiallyâ€¦.Weâ€™ll air the 2nd part of this interview tomorrow night, where weâ€™ll hear Will McBrideâ€™s thoughts on foreign policy.