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Koch-backed network endorses Nikki Haley in Republican primary
The influential conservative political network, Americans for Prosperity Action (AFP Action), financed largely by billionaire Charles Koch, has decided to endorse Nikki Haley over Ron DeSantis in the Republican primary, citing her poll numbers and alignment with their goals of turning the page on political dysfunction. The endorsement comes as candidates gear up for the Iowa caucuses, with Donald Trump maintaining a strong position in the race. Semafor reporter Shelby Talcott joins Way Too Early to discuss.
Latino voters prioritize inflation and economy in 2024, new polling shows
New national survey of Latino voters by UnidosUS reveals that 54% of respondents rank inflation and the rising cost of living as their top concerns for the 2024 elections. While over a third believe Democrats are better suited to address these issues, only 47% approve of President Joe Biden's performance, marking a 17% drop from last year. Latino voters show a majority leaning towards supporting President Biden in 2024, with an 18-point lead over former President Donald Trump, highlighting the significance of economic concerns in their decision-making. NBC News correspondent Morgan Radford joins Morning Joe to discuss.
Kochs bet on Trump faceplant; back Haley to consolidate opposition
Despite Donald Trump's seemingly insurmountable lead in the Republican primary race for the presidential nomination, the Koch network has now thrown its considerable weight and wealth behind Nikki Haley. Charlie Sykes, editor-at-large of The Bulwark, talks with Alex Wagner about what the Koch network is thinking and why this endorsement could consolidate the not-Trump vote behind Haley.?