Some in his inner circle have advised him to consider dropping out.
Michael Kruse“The path to someone else getting the nomination besides Joe Biden is Joe Biden on television, and Joe Biden exposing himself as a weak candidate. I’m hopeful that the Democratic Party will come to its senses and nominate Bernie Sanders.”
Thousands are struggling just to apply for unemployment benefits.
Michael Kruse“This is horrible for people. I don’t want to minimize that,” a @GovRonDeSantis adviser tells @POLITICO. “But if we have to look past the crisis, it’s bad for the president and it’s bad for the governor.”
Now part of the long list of women the president has insulted: a governor, a reporter, the head of General Motors and, of course, the House speaker.
Michael Kruse“When you actually poll women who did vote for him, they did it with enormous hesitation because of his bullying attitude towards women and his vulgar attitudes,” @CecileRichards tells @anniekarni.
Michael Kruse“If you’ve ever gone skydiving, the worst thing a human being can do is cut the parachute when you’re not even close to the ground,” says @GavinNewsom. “We’re not yet close to the ground.”
In a tabletop exercise days before an untested new president took power, officials briefed the incoming administration on a scenario remarkably like the one he faces now.
Michael KruseFormer senior Trump administration official: “He was never interested in things that might happen. He’s totally focused on the stock market, the economy and always bashing his predecessor and giving him no credit.”