Donald Trump already has an excuse if he loses in 2020

Donald Trump already has an excuse if he loses in 2020 1

 

Donald Trump doesn’t like to lose. In fact, his career as a businessman and president is marked with a refusal to acknowledge when he has come up short. So when it comes to the 2020 race, he already has his talking points ready. #CNN #News #Cillizza #Trump

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88 Comments on "Donald Trump already has an excuse if he loses in 2020"

  1. Hi. Chris here — Donald Trump has been running for the 2020 election since 2017. Do you think he’s worried about this re-election chances as 2020 draws closer?

    • Damien Kekahuna | July 4, 2019 at 12:29 PM | Reply

      You’re a dumbass to think that there’s anyone on this planet that could beat Trump in 2020 what a dumbass

    • They Call Me ROACH | July 4, 2019 at 12:30 PM | Reply

      @Chris Krohn Thank you! I do what I can 😁

    • Nah, you guys are making it easy for him. In this day of free information, which you guys and social media are seeking to censor and manipulate, the majority of Americans are waking up and seeing the lies, twisted false narratives and nature of what the left has become. Appreciate the effort!😄👍

    • They Call Me ROACH | July 4, 2019 at 12:31 PM | Reply

      @Duke of derp you’re a fucking dim witt half breed, go drown in your bath tub🖕

  2. Keeping It 100% | July 4, 2019 at 9:51 AM | Reply

    He has a excuse for everything that doesn’t go his way.

    • Tucker Carlson | July 4, 2019 at 12:25 PM | Reply

      Steve Blair @ Steve. Breaking News CNN will not report today :
      “Wage Growth Exceeded 3 Percent for 10th Straight Month in May”
      Over the year, average hourly earnings have increased by 3.1%
      The unemployment rate fell to a 49-year low at 3.6% in April and maintained it in May.
      Hispanic unemployment fell back to an all-time record low at 4.2%.
      The U.S. economy is averaging 164,000 additional jobs per month for 2019…TRUMP IS
      MAGA WINNING BIGGLY

    • Keeping It 100% | July 4, 2019 at 12:26 PM | Reply

      @Tucker Carlson Im glad you notice you are just another ignorant supporter. I work 40 hours a week own my home, car, raising my kids, served this country. I think I shot down every stereotype you got about all black people 😭.

    • Keeping It 100% | July 4, 2019 at 12:27 PM | Reply

      @Tucker Carlson Stop likening your own comments 😂😂😂.

    • Robert Clawson Lmao. 👍👍👍👍

    • Keeping It 100% Dude he won POTUS and is also a billionaire. Look in the mirror then talk.

  3. Rescind his citizenship & send him to Russia & Vlad!

    • P J

      Probation in NYC. No cab or limo rides. The gold stripped from his water closet. Then, he will wish for death.

    • Ursus/Ruskie Siberius & Leslouch viper Russanusania are ruskie trollski’s I highly suspect!

    • Why are you always trying to humiliate the security services of your country ? You play the same games as your politicians, but your life with the life of a politician is almost incommensurable. You do not have cheap Internet, no water and healthy food. They will be the first to mobilize you into the army and send you to the front line. You all the same shout any unclear slogans and shout that your electoral system doesn’t work. Your inferiority, already tired of all. Each of you should be handcuffed and userflow-shirt, so to get you to the polls under the strict control of each person.

    • mct : Pls clarify. I don’t know whether you are friend or foe.

    • @P J
      What do you think ?

      Brought the country to a handle, the person has to ask me now, the friend I or the enemy.

  4. I have never seen a more blatant example of extreme narcissism. This guy is a lunatic!

  5. Philip Rosenthale | July 4, 2019 at 9:59 AM | Reply

    TRUMP IS A CON MAN. Your going down in 2020 Orange Boy.

    • Councilman Les Wynan | July 4, 2019 at 11:19 AM | Reply

      @J. Noble I love your overconfidence. It reminds so much of 2016

    • Councilman Les Wynan | July 4, 2019 at 11:21 AM | Reply

      @J. Noble Police, fire and military are funded by our tax dollars, idiot. Tax dollars that are generated from private enterprise. Most tax payers work in the private sector, not public

  6. Flavius Stilicho | July 4, 2019 at 10:02 AM | Reply

    Thunderstorms are in the weather forecast today. Trump might be struck by lightning. So, there’s that.

  7. Manfred Buchholz | July 4, 2019 at 10:07 AM | Reply

    OF COURSE HE DOES HIS WHOLE LIFE IS ONE GIGANTIC EXCUSE !!!!!!!

    • themadrapper101 | July 4, 2019 at 11:37 AM | Reply

      Who won the popular vote in 30 states??

    • @themadrapper101 You wrote: Who won the popular vote in 30 States??
      Is this a trick question- I will bite, because I am curious how you may twist the facts
      Clinton received 2.9 million more popular votes. This number was the largest raw total among candidates who did not win the presidency since 1876.

    • Manfred Buchholz | July 4, 2019 at 11:55 AM | Reply

      1st your electoral system is deeply flawed and easily manipulated 2nd he outright cheated with outside help from putin he is a total loser

    • themadrapper101 | July 4, 2019 at 11:57 AM | Reply

      Hillary had a 3 million lead in California. That’s where her popular vote came from. In no other state did she lead by that much… So California should call every election?? Trump was winning the popular vote until they got to counting California. Take California out of the equation then who wins the popular vote??

    • @themadrapper101 you make the weakest argument ive read all day. Keep up the good work!

  8. Biggus Dickus | July 4, 2019 at 10:07 AM | Reply

    We already know he will blame everyone except Putin for sitting out the election 😁

    • MrsMac Actually it’s not just the same audiences at his rally’s as much as you wish that. The Democrats are pushing more people to his rally’s

    • @Trump 2020 Uh, there was no crowd!! WE HAVE TECHNOLOGY NOW, WE SEE THINGS IN REAL TIME!!!! YOU SAID HE SOLD 200,000 TICKETS THERE WAS LESS THAN 100,000……34% THAT’S ALL YOU ARE 34%

    • @Tucker Carlson There are 360 million Black People alone….you need a math class!!! The 6 Blacks voting for him will NOT do it!! Now count EVERY other person that is NOT a Crakka!! Loser

  9. janewright315 | July 4, 2019 at 10:08 AM | Reply

    Daddy spent his life calling him the loser he is, now he has a complex.

    • janewright315 | July 4, 2019 at 12:02 PM | Reply

      @Jeri Rogers lol aww adorable. Assessing

    • olrik parlez | July 4, 2019 at 12:23 PM | Reply

      +janewright315
      Where did you hear that? Any truth to it? Interesting if rumored to be true. Very interesting if proven! Any info on that?

    • @MNTribeFan worst president? i thought that’s Obama and Bush

    • @StheH4x0r OK, I might give you W. I would personally put Obama in the middle of the pack.
      Honest question though , how do you think Obama worse than Trump?

  10. Jeffrey Photonboy | July 4, 2019 at 10:08 AM | Reply

    Trump as multiple “club champion” winner.
    EVERY TIME a new golf club opened Trump had a tournament in which he was the ONLY person playing. He still managed to win somehow.

  11. youil moradian | July 4, 2019 at 10:08 AM | Reply

    I’m sure he will have excuses for going to jail too.

    • @Aldof Aldo Whose Joe Baden??? Is he running, so many can’t keep up??? Obama, Obama, Your Mamma…..Get a Life!! Obama has one, a good one at that–you should try it!!!

    • @Carrie U can’t ever compare obama with trump .. Trump is far better . the margin is too much to compare… don’t worry we c 2020… Expecting Karmara to win ..i guess that should b in a dream..

    • @Everything Videos Just a typo. Then again this isn’t grammar school.

    • BaltimoreRavens 2x | July 4, 2019 at 12:33 PM | Reply

      Aldof Aldo how tf is trump better than obama.. in what world is trump better.

  12. Of course he will claim rigging and illegals voting. He always voice what he is doing by blaming others. He is the most corrupt and dishonest man in the country with Mitch McConnell and Pence a close second and third.

    • TRUMP 2020 PENCE 2024 CONSERVATIVE MAJORITY 6-3 AHAHAHAHAH

    • olrik parlez | July 4, 2019 at 12:13 PM | Reply

      +Eloise Hall
      He’s managed to pick up a lot of dirt along the way….Miller/Zombie-corpse Conway/his two sons/Jim Jordan/Creepymannikinhead-Gaetz/Graham and innumerable other soulsuckers. All crawling and clutching for a role in the Great American Dictatorship. Effin’ nutty place this country has become. The nasties we hoped didn’t exist are out of the closet and brazen as hell about it. To a degree we didn’t think COULD exist.

    • Bryna Waldman | July 4, 2019 at 12:23 PM | Reply

      The clip is incomplete. He will also claim the democrats rigged the election. He has been saying this about the 2016 election for years now, and also saying it about the 2020 election, too. It is projection on Trump’s part. Everything he says is fake so he calls the media “fake” news. He and Putin rigged the 2016 election, and will rig the 2020 election, using facebook and other electronic mass media to spread fear mongering; so he accuses the dems of rigging elections. He lies and everything he accuses others of doing he is the one doing those things. Lock him up! a traitor (notice how Trump cultists always call their political opponents traitors) and crook (notice how he always called Hillary a crook . . . .) IMPEACH!!!!

    • @bill jones Keep dreaming.-Another four years of Trump/Pence and you’ll probably lose your right to vote. Don’t forget that you Tangerine God has openly stated his admiration for China’s leader for life. And he continues to gush over Russia’s leader for life. – Oh, and let’s not leave out his greatest crush, Kim of Korea … gosh, another leader for life.

  13. Andrew Bises | July 4, 2019 at 10:26 AM | Reply

    A person wiser than me taught me: no matter the age children blame and make excuses, adults take responsibility and find solutions.

  14. davedalessandro8189 Dalessandro | July 4, 2019 at 10:30 AM | Reply

    Maybe he’ll be the winner in the hide the salami contest in prison!

  15. John Preston | July 4, 2019 at 10:33 AM | Reply

    only fools believe Cadet Spanky McBonespurs is anything other than…
    a con man…

  16. Bruce Bryant | July 4, 2019 at 10:40 AM | Reply

    I wish Trump’s bone spurs would migrate to his fingers so that he couldn’t tweet anymore. He is America’s embarrassment….

    • Bruce Bryant | July 4, 2019 at 11:38 AM | Reply

      Hollywood is make believe, unfortunately for us, Trump is not….

    • He’s a symptom not a problem.

    • Tucker Carlson | July 4, 2019 at 12:26 PM | Reply

      Hello Bruce. Are you crying again today? This will really upset you then…
      Breaking News CNN will not report today :
      “Wage Growth Exceeded 3 Percent for 10th Straight Month in May”
      Over the year, average hourly earnings have increased by 3.1%
      The unemployment rate fell to a 49-year low at 3.6% in April and maintained it in May.
      Hispanic unemployment fell back to an all-time record low at 4.2%.
      The U.S. economy is averaging 164,000 additional jobs per month for 2019…TRUMP IS
      MAGA WINNING BIGGLY

    • @Bruce Bryant Sure he is … you can make believe you still have a Democracy!

  17. Carla Shannon | July 4, 2019 at 10:47 AM | Reply

    It doesn’t matter who he tries to blame when it’s time for him to go he has to GTFO….going down as the worst POTUS in American history….past…present & future

  18. Bruce Bryant | July 4, 2019 at 10:52 AM | Reply

    I hope all military personnel take a knee during the National Anthem in protest of being used as a political prop…

  19. Bruce Bryant | July 4, 2019 at 11:08 AM | Reply

    I see Obama’s economy is still chugging right along, even as Trump takes credit….

  20. Trump called the election rigged after winning! Imagine what he says after losing!

    • Anonymous Person | July 4, 2019 at 12:17 PM | Reply

      @cyanleopard wow you have lost your mind. For one, social media is 100% meddling in the election for the Democratic party. For two, the only way there will be a civil war is if the Dems win and start attempting to take away are constitutional rights. So Trump is not wrong in what he is saying…the media has been out to get him since the beginning of his run. Only difference is in 2016 they didn’t believe he could ever win. Now they know he can. They will continue to smear him with fake news and hypothetical fear mongering. They still somehow don’t realize that it is only making him stronger. I didn’t vote for him in 2016, but I’m MAGA 2020 all the way , unless the Democratic party makes some drastic changes.

    • @Anonymous Person You’d better HOPE he does, – You’ll have Abrams Tanks on Main St USA … EVERYDAY! Washington became Red Square on the 4th, – Enjoy your future!

    • @Naomi Frederick And on the 4th, Trump had you looking like COMMUNISTS … No wonder he’s SO IN LOVE with the Little Rocket Man! Tanks, Planes … next it will be goose-stepping soldiers.

    • @William H And YOU must be a Republican, judging from your cutting-edge intellectual argument.

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