President Donald Trump IS in deep shit….
He knows it….
He CAN read the polls….
Just about the only thing going for him is the memory of his surprise win four years ago…
What does he and his crew do?
Reach back to the people who helped him pull the rabbit out the hat last time….And where casted aside…
(Ah, They were just as surprised as we ALL were with his win)….
It has come down to this…..
Brian Seitchik, Trump’s 2016 Arizona director, was on the road this month when the White House switchboard number popped up on his phone, forcing him to pull into a parking lot. The president told Seitchik he knew he’d been a part of the team for a long time and asked him about his prospects in the state, where polling has consistently shown him trailing. Seitchik reassured that president: Yes, the race is tight in Arizona, but ultimately he’d prevail.
Trump — who on Monday unleashed a tirade against news reporters who’ve noted growing pessimism within his campaign that he’ll lose — is increasingly turning to his 2016 gang to salvage his reelection.
Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, two key players during Trump’s first run before they were frozen out of his political organization, have reemerged as key advisers. Bossie was recently dispatched to make peace between a key campaign operative and Ron DeSantis, the governor of must-win Florida.
Matt Oczkowski, a 2016 alum and former employee of the controversial Cambridge Analytica data firm, has taken an expanded role overseeing voter targeting efforts.
Eric Branstad, the son of longtime former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, has been drawing up plans for his father to crisscross the suddenly competitive state.
For a president who has long put loyalty above all else, the reliance on his 2016 coterie represents a fitting coda to a tumultuous campaign. After spending years developing a massive, corporate-style apparatus, Trump is looking to his originals to pull him across the finish line…