Fox News politics editor Chris Stirewalt believes President Donald Trump might have made “a tactical error” with his idea to delay the 2020 election.
Trump drifted the idea ( which, for the record, he has no power over) on Twitter Thursday. The president mentioned unproven issues about mail-in ballot scams. It was roundly declined by Republican politicians in Congress.
“You take it neither seriously nor literally,” Stirewalt stated of Trump’s proposition on Thursday’s broadcast of “America’s Newsroom.”
The president was “either trying to provoke a reaction or trying to sow doubt about the outcome. So, on the one hand, it’s whatever,” stated Stirewalt.
The reporter, who has actually called out Trump in the past, kept in mind how the United States had actually effectively staged elections throughout the Civil War, World War II and previous pandemics.
“The idea of an incumbent to suggest we would delay an election now while he is power is of course totally out of character with all of his predecessors,” he continued. “It’s a sort of a flagrant expression of his current weakness.”
“A person who is in a strong position would never, never suggest anything like that,” Stirewaltadded “So Trump may be making a tactical error here by further telegraphing his weak position in the polls and his weak position for reelection.”
Fox News political editor Chris Stirewalt informs Fox audiences that Trump drifting an election delay is a “flagrant expression of his current weakness” and telegraphs his “weak position in the polls and his weak position for re-election.” pic.twitter.com/G9VlN5RLOr
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