Former GOP Rep: Trump to Leave Office ‘soon’ in ‘spectacular political crash-and-burn’
While there is no doubt that Trump’s political future hangs in the balance as the Mueller probe progresses, even many Democrats have yet to call for his impeachment or resignation as of yet. This week, however, one former Republican Congressman shocked his party in what appears to be a prediction that the Trump presidency will end in 2019.
John LeBoutillie, the former Republican congressman from New York’s 6th district, back in the early 1980’s, wrote a column this week for The Hill with 30 predictions for 2019, and many were quite shocking. The first two of his predictions are sure to come under debate. They read as follows:
1 – Donald J. Trump’s presidency will not survive 2019;
2 – The downward trajectory of every aspect of his tenure indicates we are headed for a spectacular political crash-and-burn — and fairly soon.
LeBoutillie also goes on to predict that Trump will pull US troops out of South Korea now that Mattis and Kelly are gone. He believes that this action could anger GOP Senators enough to convince them to convict Trump (67 Senate votes required) once the House impeaches him.
Regardless of whether you agree with LeBoutillie’s predictions or not, there is no doubt that 2019 will be a significant year within the political landscape as Mueller’s report will likely be released, and a Democratic House could very well proceed with articles of impeachment against the president. Trump’s political future could certainly be determined this year.