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Steve Bannon says even Michelle Obama would lose in 2020 because coronavirus ‘is Trump’s Churchill moment’

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Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon predicted on Sunday that President Donald Trump will win reelection because of his handling of the coronavirus.

Bannon made the remarks on Fox News after host Maria Bartiromo asked about the Democratic presidential primary.

According to the former White House adviser, black voters in the Democratic Party are “not buying” Sen. Bernie Sanders’ candidacy.

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“They’re not buying the socialism,” he opined. “They’re not buying the radicalism, they’re not buying the revolution. These are very practical, pragmatic people.”

“They are going to try to steal the nomination from Bernie again,” Bannon continued. “That’s why I think many Bernie supporters will come to President Trump at the end of the day.”

After Bannon theorized that Hillary Clinton might make a last-minute run for president, Bartiromo suggested Democrats might pick Michelle Obama at a contested convention.

Bannon replied: “I think if they go to the convention and they’re desperate and Bernie is way behind Donald Trump, the Obamas and the Clintons will look for any alternative to try to defeat president Trump.”

“This is Trump’s Churchill moment,” he added. “He’s got to bring the country together, which he’s doing. He’s got to confront not just the virus, but the economic contagion that’s coming out of China… He does that, you don’t need to worry about 2020.”

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Trump will ‘put a bullet into the country’ before he lets a court say he lost the election: NYT columnist

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On CNN Wednesday, New York Times columnist Tom Friedman tore into President Donald Trump's efforts to destabilize and devalue the presidential election in the case of his defeat.

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Bob Woodward calls on Congress to secure the election against Trump: ‘Where is the spine?’

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"We now have a constitutional problem," said Woodward. "The executive branch is the president. He clearly can not stabilize the electoral process. In fact, he's stoking — let's make it unstable, the Supreme Court really has no power at this moment. But the Congress does. And it seems to me it's reached a boiling point. I mean, we are teetering here."

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