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Donald Trump’s advisers and GOP leaders are quietly starting to cast blame for what could be an Election Day blowout for the president and the Republican Party, according to interviews with more than a dozen Republicans.
Fingers are pointing every which way. Some are furious with former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale for wasting a massive campaign war chest. Others are angry at Trump’s most powerful adviser, Jared Kushner, who Republicans say held an iron grip on the president’s reelection bid despite having almost no experience before 2016 in political campaigns.
Still other Republicans say the responsibility for an electoral defeat falls primarily on the person who’s name is on the top of the 2020 ticket.
“The one person to blame for all this is Donald J. Trump,” said one Republican close to the campaign. This persons aid Trump let a small cadre of Republican operatives cash in on his name during his reelection effort without doing enough to manage the entire operation himself.
Few Republicans have written off Trump entirely and some genuinely expect the president to shock Democrats the same way he did four years ago against Hillary Clinton and win a second term come November. But terrible poll numbers, …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Politics