With just over four months left until America heads back to the polls, there has been plenty of speculation about just what sort of surprises that the 2020 election still has in store for us.
First of all, we know that Joe Biden still has to choose his running mate, (or, he at least has to reveal who he’s chosen, if that decision has already been made). Heavy favorites for the tickets include Senators Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. Some in the media have claimed that Harris is the leading candidate, but Democratic voters wouldn’t likely be enthused by the choice to take a former hard-nosed prosecutor on the ticket, especially as the liberal pockets of the populace continue to strive toward a major reformation of the American policing system.
According to prominent Democratic talking head James Carville, there may still be at least one big surprise in the making for 2020.
Democratic strategic James Carville said Thursday he sees a “significant chance” that President Donald Trump will withdraw from the presidential race before the 2020 election, and predicted that congressional Republicans including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will turn on him if he remains in the running.
“I think there is a significant chance he doesn’t run,” Carville said on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. “I mean, this thing is going so poorly. He’s so far back. It doesn’t even — to me, it doesn’t make much sense for him to run.”
Carville said congressional Republicans might turn on the president after Labor Day in the event he remains in the race, but suggested some of those most likely to do so — Sens. Martha McSally (R-AZ), Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) — would seem like hypocrites for turning so quickly.
“This is the great ‘Moscow Mitch’ strategy. After Labor Day, we’re going to turn on him. That’s really going to work,” Carville said, sarcastically. “McSally and Sullivan and Lindsey have been licking his boots for three years and nine months. But boy, come Labor Day, we’re going to get some separation.
This isn’t the first time that the Democrats have suggested this possibility, yet there appears to be no evidence to support this insinuation whatsoever.
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