Trump Writes Campaign Script With Three Big Themes

Trump Writes Campaign Script With Three Big Themes

Unemployment, the most politically sensitive of economic indicators, has rocketed upward because of the coronavirus and is certain to still be at historic highs by Election Day. Over the last 15 times a sitting president has sought re-election, only three of those presidents have run with unemployment rates that rose over the year before the voting, according to research by the Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas lobbying firm. All three—Herbert Hoover, Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush—lost.

Trump Writes Campaign Script With Three Big Themes