Trump Blames Voter Anxiety on His Unpredictability
Donald Trump blamed his supporters for his unpredictability, suggesting that voters had the right to be anxious about his unpredictability.
“Well, look, I’m a strong guy,” Trump said on CBS’s “Face the Nation” in response to a recent Washington Post poll that showed seven out of ten voters have a high level of anxiety about the real estate mogul.
“I’m going to make our country great again, which is what we want. And I would say that, you know, I can think of people that maybe they would have a little bit less anxiety about. But they won’t get anything done. And you know, we’re in trouble.”
The Hill reports:
Trump then said his unpredictability causes voter anxiety.
“Yes, I think so. I think we have to be unpredictable. Our enemies know what we’re going to do, whether it’s battle, whether it’s war, whether it’s finance. I mean, you have to be somewhat unpredictable,” he told host John Dickerson.
“I hate to give you, as an example, an answer. You’ll ask me a question, a very strategic question, maybe a military type question,” he added. “And I have a very strong answer in mind. But there’s something about giving you that answer that bothers me very much because basically the enemy’s getting that answer.”
Trump also predicted that voters’ anxiety will fade “once they know me.”
“I was listening to one of your cohorts recently last week. And they said they have never seen favorables go up so much so fast as my favorables,” he said.
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