CNN: As Trump readies summer rallies and speeches, allies worry he’s stuck in the past

I spoke to CNN‘s Mike Warren about former President Trump’s impending summer rally revival tour, and risk-reward proposition it offers for Republicans.

Others, including Meadows, are looking forward to Trump’s return to the campaign trail due to his unique ability to connect with the party’s grassroots base, according to a person familiar with his thinking.

But Republican leaders hoping for a reliable messenger are ignoring Trump’s nature, said Republican strategist Liam Donovan.”He cares about the party and its fortunes to the extent it furthers his interests, but as a private citizen circa 2022 he has vanishingly little skin in the game,” said Donovan. “Nobody should be surprised that he is more focused on nursing 2020 grudges than helping Republicans win next fall.”

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