The Hill: Trump 2020 Campaign Must Prioritize Union Vote

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President Trump delivers his State of the Union address, attracting the ninth-most number of viewers of such a speech since 1993. Win McNamee/Getty Images

Reprinted from The Hill by Darren Bearson on April 1, 2018.

“With campaign surrogates starting their rounds from New Hampshire to Iowa, the clock is already ticking on the 2020 race for the White House,” writes Darren Bearson in The Hill. “And as Trump and his team map their path to re-election, it is essential that they double down on efforts to retain the votes of the union workers that helped tip the scales toward the GOP in 2016

“President Trump charted a non-traditional course en route to White House. While no single factor proved decisive, Trump’s success in winning support from one traditionally Democratic constituency was critical: labor.


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