Belcher on Ala. Abortion Ban: ‘This Is All About Doubling Down’ on Trump’s Base
BELCHER: "No, I don’t. But I think this is the problem for Republicans outside of Trump. This is not a front and center winning issue for you broadly. And I think what this says to the Republicans that 2020, the White House has hit the panic button. They’ve seen the results from 2018 where they tried to run on economy. What president would take these economic numbers and not talk about them every day? What president would take these economic numbers and instead of talking about this economy turn to such an incendiary issue like this that's so divisive? I think they see that they need to draw another insight straight to win the White House again, and it’s not about broadening or expanding the Trump base. This is all about doubling down on his base."