Trump has good chance of winning again: Expert

Dr Larry Diamond has a new book titled Ill Winds, and subtitled Saving Democracy From Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, And American Complacency.
Dr Larry Diamond has a new book titled Ill Winds, and subtitled Saving Democracy From Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, And American Complacency.

US President Donald Trump may well lose the popular vote again in 2020, and yet win the presidency, contends Stanford Professor Larry Diamond, whose latest book is ominously titled Ill Winds.

"I think he has a very good chance of being re-elected; most political scientists feel he is well situated for the 2020 election simply because right now, the economy is doing well," Dr Diamond told The Straits Times.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 12, 2019, with the headline 'Trump has good chance of winning again: Expert'. Print Edition | Subscribe