Safely Irrelevant, Ryan Says Trump Won’t Win Reelection If Race Is About ‘His Personality’

on December 20, 2018 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 20: Speaker of the House Paul Ryan walks from the floor of the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol on December 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. Conservative Republicans in the House are... WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 20: Speaker of the House Paul Ryan walks from the floor of the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol on December 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. Conservative Republicans in the House are threatening to vote against a short-term funding bill for the federal government passed by the Senate yesterday keeping open the prospect of a government shutdown at the end of the week. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) — who offered mild rebukes of President Trump while he was in office and has remained lukewarm even in retirement — offered a vague prediction on the outcome of 2020.

During lecture in Florida on Monday, Ryan admitted he thinks there are “some Democrats” who could pull out a victory over Trump, according to the local TC Palm. He said if Trump wants to win reelection, he will need to focus his campaign more on policies, not personality.

“The person who defines that race is going to win the race. If this is about Donald Trump and his personality, he isn’t going to win it,” Ryan said, according to TC Palm.

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