President Trump demoted campaign manager Brad Parscale and replaced him with his deputy, hours after a brutal new round of polls showed Trump losing five of six swing states — and sinking into a double-digit hole nationally.
Trump’s announcement — on Facebook, in the midst of a Twitter outage — shows that he knows he’s losing. It’s obvious to all around him: All the data shows it. The family knows it. And with 110 days until the election, the president now admits it.
A recent spate of Fox News polls particularly infuriated Trump, Axios’ Alayna Treene hears. One official said Trump still brings up a warning by Fox News’ Tucker Carlson last month that Trump “could well lose.”