Report: RNC Gave Trump’s Son ‘Grim’ Campaign Outlook
Eric Trump was told by RNC officials that Donald Trump’s chances of success in November looked “grim” on Monday, due to their analyses of then-current polls and data.
The Hill reports:
Officials went over swing states one by one with Eric Trump on Monday, showing that his father was lagging behind other Republicans in polls and warning that he lacks a path to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency without a major shake-up, the report said.
The Times added that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), a close Donald Trump ally, has lobbied repeatedly for Trump to make changes to his campaign. Christie reportedly pressed Trump to make his surprise trip to Mexico on Wednesday.
Trump visited Mexico City, meeting privately with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and sharing the stage with him at a joint press conference.
Trump touted their “shared objective” of ending illegal immigration between the U.S. and Mexico.
Later Wednesday, Trump gave a major immigration address in Phoenix, Ariz., laying out a 10-point hard-line plan to stop illegal immigration.
Trump, the GOP presidential nominee, also appointed a new campaign manager and chief executive last month amid sliding poll numbers.
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