Trump set up Pence to fail as Coronavirus prayer-in-chief to give him reason to dump him and make Nikki Haley his VP to win the "suburban moms" vote, said CNN political analyst Paul Begala. Speaking at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference, Begala said this declaration is "guaranteed" and "not a prediction. HuffPost has more:
He even named an exact date: Thursday, July 16.
"That's the date the Democrat gives her or his acceptance address," Begala said on Monday. "On that day, to interrupt that narrative, Donald Trump will call a press conference at Mar-a-Lago."
And that's when Pence will be toast.
"He's going to dump Mike Pence and put Nikki Haley on the ticket to try to get those suburban moms," Begala said. "You watch. Guaranteed."