(TargetLiberty.org) – Former President Donald Trump adviser Jason Miller said that it was not likely that Trump would join the first two Republican presidential primary debates. However, he did add that a final decision on this has not yet been made.
On Tuesday in an interview on “The Hill” on NewsNation, Miller revealed that Trump’s strong lead in the polls means that it is not a good idea for him to join the debate stage against all other primary candidates. Nexstar Media Group owns both NewsNation and The Hill.
As he argued Trump is currently holding the lead by 30 or 40 points and in some of the more recent polls he is also shown to be in the lead by close to 50 percent. As such it does not make any sense for him to join the primary debate against candidates who are not even able to hit the double digits and are instead polling at three to five points. Even Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis who is the second-place candidate right now is trailing behind Trump by more than 20 to 40 points depending on the poll.
Miller argued that in the end, Trump is going to need to make a decision when the debate days are getting closer. So far, he has not indicated whether or not he would join the race. However, Miller claimed that he does not expect Trump to participate.
In a Morning Consult Poll released recently, Trump received the support of 56 potential GOP primary voters while DeSantis received the support of only 17 percent.
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