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Roll Call: “To win, Trump must focus on the economy in campaign’s remaining days”

by Caitlin Peartree

The Winston Group’s David Winston provides an election preview in today’s Roll Call, describing the elements that would need to be in place for a repeat of 2016:

Still, the Trump administration’s communications mistakes on the coronavirus are undeniable. The president has yet to deliver a concise, substantive defense of his administration’s achievements in fighting the virus and its economic impact on families and businesses. There is a reasonable case to be made, but the president has failed to make it.

This leaves the Trump campaign facing an uphill climb to victory next week.  But there is still a path if Trump can make this a state-by-state coalition election focused on the economy, just as he did in 2016.

Read the full piece here.