Bush Campaign’s Demand for Fidelity Ruffles Some Republican Rivals
By MICHAEL BARBARO and MAGGIE HABERMANFEB. 26, 2015
The prestigious consulting firm, known for its close ties to Gov. Rick Perry of Texas, was orchestrating an extensive effort to remake his image and prepare him for the 2016 presidential campaign.
But that was no deterrent for Jeb Bush. His team hired the firm anyway and quickly made it clear that it wanted undivided allegiance. The company, FP1 Strategies, soon severed ties with Mr. Perry, startling his staff.