We noted how V.P. Mike Pence, the Administration’s coronavirus czar, is tanking in the prediction markets that he will remain on the Republican ticket in November. Sixpence lower today and down over 17 percent since he was appointed to be, what looks like, the scapegoat. Watch this space.
By the way, Biden now leading Bernie 54-40 to take the Democratic nomination compared to 42-44 just yesterday. Somebody got to the exit polls early.
Longtime CNN political analyst Paul Begala predicted on Monday that President Trump is “gonna dump [Vice President] Mike Pence in favor of former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley” on July 16 when the Democratic nominee is slated to give his or her acceptance speech.
The former “Crossfire” co-host “guaranteed” Trump will throw Pence “under the bus” because of his handling of the coronavirus, which the president tapped Pence to lead a task force on last week.
“This is not a prediction. It’s a certainty. On Thursday, July 16 — that’s the date the Democrat gives his or her acceptance address — on that day, to interrupt that narrative, Donald Trump will call a press conference at Mar-a-Lago. He’s going to dump Mike Pence and put Nikki Haley on the ticket to try to get those suburban moms,” Begala predicted during a panel discussion at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s (AIPAC) conference in Washington, D.C. — The Hill
Load up the Greyhound, folks. More and more gonna be thrown under the bus.
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