Concerns may run through Trumpland about a potentially major defeat in the upcoming election. POLITICO reported multiple people told them President Donald Trump realizes things aren’t going well. In the week since his Tulsa rally, the president has grudgingly conceded that he’s behind, according to three people who are familiar with his thinking. Trump, who vented for days about the event, is starting to take a more hands-on role in the campaign and has expressed openness to adding more people to the team. He has also held meetings recently focusing on his efforts in individual battleground states.
Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, who effectively oversees the campaign from the White House, is expected to play an even more active role…
Trump’s team insists the president’s numbers are bound to improve as he steps up his public events and intensifies his attacks on Biden. People involved in the campaign say they have settled on two main avenues to go after the former vice president: That he’s beholden to liberals who want to do away with law and order, and that he’s a consummate Washington insider.
The campaign has begun a massive TV ad campaign going after the 77-year-old former vice president, including over his mental capacity and his nearly five-decade political career. Hoping to make inroads with African-American voters, Trump’s campaign is running ads slamming Biden over his central role in the 1994 crime bill. Biden’s role in the 1994 crime bill is extremely troublesome for anyone who cares about justice reform, however, African-Americans love him. And not just because Biden was vice-president to Barack Obama. Biden’s campaign took off in South Carolina earlier this year (boy, this election year has gone on forever) so going after him on justice reform might work among younger progressives, but not necessarily older African-Americans. Washington Post: It […]