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Trump’s Key 2020 States Reel Under Twin Blows of Virus, Job Loss

  • Second-quarter economy is key predictor of re-election success
  • Partisanship and return to work may spare president in fall
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WATCH: Trump says he alone has the authority to reopen the economy, and that he hopes to do so "ahead of schedule."Source: Bloomberg

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Some battleground states crucial to President Donald Trump’s political future are being particularly hard hit by the coronavirus crisis, a development that could decimate his central argument for re-election at a critical moment.