Report: Trump Won’t Push Vaccine Because He Thinks it Will Upset His Base and Help Joe Biden
At the same time, the 45th president has made little effort to convince his supporters to get vaxxed. According to the Daily Beast, he is resistant because he thinks it will upset his supporters and help Joe Biden.
Asawin Suebsaeng and Adam Rawnsley write:
“According to two of the sources who have spoken to Trump about this, he has occasionally referenced polling and other indicators—such as what he’s seen on TV—that show how the vaccines are unpopular with many of his supporters. This has left the impression with some of those close to Trump that he doesn’t want to push too hard on the subject, so as to not ‘piss off his base.'”
It has also been suggested to Trump that he do a spot with Joe Biden. The report continues, “Some have suggested teaming up with the Bidens, while others have told the former president that it would be an awful idea, both on pragmatic and political levels.”
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