Chris Sununu, the governor of New Hampshire, reportedly stated in an interview over the weekend that he thinks the Republican Party’s presidential primary contest would be “very different” in six months because to the criminal charges brought against former President Donald Trump.
The criminal indictments against Trump have, for the time being, galvanized support around him, according to Sununu, but he thinks that will change as the cases proceed through the legal system and as the former president is likely to be indicted in separate cases.
“And whether that was the intention of the Department of Justice or not, they’re allowing Donald Trump to play this victim card very, very well. But, ultimately, it it doesn’t pan out. Six months from now it’s going to be a very different story.” Sununu said.
NH Governor Chris Sununu (R) predicts the GOP primary race will look very different in six months because of Trump’s legal troubles: “So, at some point, look, ever see a soap opera? They get kind of boring. The only thing worse is the rerun of a soap opera, and that’s what he’s… pic.twitter.com/Upe61Cc2mj
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“We’re going to narrow that field down. It’s not going to be 13 people going into Iowa and New Hampshire by any means. And then definitely by Super Tuesday, I think it’s a one-on-one race and the former president loses. I mean that’s just how the math is ultimately going to play out because the majority of Republicans don’t want Donald Trump. If you look at the polls, he’s under 40 percent.” he continued.
Sununu made this statement to ABC News’ “This Week” on Sunday.
Trump might win the Republican primary, according to Sununu, but he doesn’t think he can win the general election.