Eisenberg Exits 2016 Primary Fray With RNC Finance Chair Role

KKR’s Lew Eisenberg, to become new finance chairman for Republican National Cmte, acknowledges post would help him sidestep choosing a candidate to back in fight for party’s 2016 presidential nomination.

  • “I consider myself a friend and great admirer of all three,” he said, referring to Chris Christie, Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney
  • Eisenberg has deep ties to New Jersey, would be natural backer for Christie, yet also has strong relationships with Bush, Romney
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