Trump Campaign Pessimistic About Winning Michigan In 2020
It is no secret that President Donald Trump continues to enjoy reliving his 2016 electoral victory even three years after assuming office, and Michigan often plays a starring role as he spins the tale.
But for the upcoming election, the president’s campaign is less certain that Michigan voters will deliver the state to Trump a second time, according to Politico.
Trump’s campaign still intends to send resources to the state and has not entirely written Michigan off as a loss, but public polling indicates that the president has lost support among the Rust Belt voters who played a significant part in sending him to the White House the first time around.
Greg McNeilly, a veteran Republican strategist in Michigan, told Politico that Trump is the “underdog” in 2020, adding that he expects Democratic turnout to be stronger next year than it was in 2016.
“It’ll be tough,” he said of Trump’s chances to take the state a second time.