Unite the Country, a super PAC formed to boost the presidential candidacy of former Vice President Joe Biden, launched its website Wednesday and announced a roster of Democratic heavy hitters as its officers. | Scott Olson/Getty Images
By MAGGIE SEVERNS
10/30/2019 03:20 PM EDT
Updated: 10/30/2019 05:39 PM EDT
The super PAC supporting Joe Biden’s campaign for president emerged into public view on Wednesday, announcing its senior leadership and launching a website as it begins a drive to back Biden with millions of dollars in spending.
The group, Unite the Country, will be “committed to fighting back against Trump, his allies, the Russians, and the Republican Party — all of whom are engaged in unprecedented attacks against Vice President Biden in order to deny him the Democratic nomination,” Mark Doyle, chairman of the super PAC’s board, said in a statement.
Along with Doyle, a former Biden aide who led the veterans-focused nonprofit Rags of Honor, the super PAC’s other board members are ex-Biden aide John MacNeil, who will work as its secretary; strategist Larry Rasky, a Biden spokesman during his previous presidential bids, who will be the group’s treasurer; Democatic strategist Mark Riddle, who also operates the group Future Majority; and Michèle Taylor, former vice chair of the Democratic National Committee.