Donald Trump has struggled with minorities and swing-state voters but another demographic seems to be even tougher for him to win over: Former Trump Administration officials. There is a long list of alumni from the Trump White House who have left under a cloud and had bad – even shocking – things to say about Donald Trump. The most recent of these is Olivia Troye.
Friday, September 18, 2020
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
The Republican and Democratic conventions are in the rearview mirror as we blow past the two-month mark until the election. Mail voting is already underway in North Carolina and early voting will soon begin in other states as well. It’s crunch-time for the campaigns and there is little time left to shift the polls. The big question now is what the state of the race looks like now that there have been a bevy of post-convention polls as well as polls that take into account the civil unrest and revelations about President Trump’s disparaging comments about the military.
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
President Trump has come out swinging after Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris expressed doubt about a potential Coronavirus vaccine last week. The president charged that Harris and Democratic nominee Joe Biden were engaging in “reckless anti-vaccine rhetoric” and “endangering lives.” To some extent, he has a point but that’s not the full story.
Monday, September 7, 2020
Apopular theory that I often hear from friends is that the Coronavirus pandemic will disappear after Election Day. Not so, says the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, which has been the premier forecaster for the pandemic in the US. A new model by the IHME shows that, rather than spontaneously disappearing, “The worst is yet to come.”