NYT: Trump’s Campaign Saw an Opportunity. He Undermined It.

I spoke to Maggie Haberman of the New York Times about the political opportunity the Trump campaign sees in the President’s COVID diagnosis–and how their strategy has been complicated by his approach.

“With four weeks remaining and nearly four million Americans already casting their votes, it’s awfully late to change perceptions about President Trump or his performance,” said Liam Donovan, a Republican strategist.

“And to the extent voters are open to reassessing their views, the president’s video dispatch from Walter Reed reflected the challenge of what his campaign seeks to do: The initial glimpse of humanity and humility quickly gives way to a rambling monologue that undermines the whole endeavor.”

Read the full piece here.

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