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He’ll ride the voter backlash already building in the blue states.

By David Catron, American Spectator, April 17, 2020

David Catron is a recovering health care consultant and frequent contributor to The American Spectator.

David CatronIt is by now obvious that the Democrats are determined to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic in a last desperate attempt to get the president. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has launched yet another Trump investigation, said his call to reopen the economy is “sinful,” and colluded with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to block the GOP effort to pass financial aid without which even more Americans will lose their jobs. Meanwhile, the nation’s Democratic governors refuse to ease their job-killing lockdowns, despite indications that the spread of COVID-19 has already passed its peak. The Democrats clearly hope that the resultant recession will cause Trump to lose in November.

But the voters are well aware that the Democrats are motivated by pure partisanship. In a recent Harvard Caps/Harris poll, 60 percent of registered voters said Nancy Pelosi is “putting party over country.” They also know Trump wants to reopen the country. AP reports, “President Donald Trump gave governors a road map Thursday for recovering from the economic pain of the coronavirus pandemic.” Democratic governors will balk, but 22 million Americans have lost their jobs due to state lockdowns, and many are already protesting in North Carolina, Kentucky, Michigan, and Virginia. Moreover, federal lawsuits have been filed against Democratic governors claiming the lockdowns violate the Constitution:  …

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