Maybe somebody dropped acid in the water cooler at the White House, because Mick Mulvaney is not only echoing Trump’s sentiment that impeachment proceedings will give the Republicans back the House of Representatives in 2020, he’s ratcheting it up several notches higher: Mulvaney sees a post-impeachment world wherein Trump wins back the White House, with an epic 45 state landslide. Say whut? Axios:
Between the lines: People who’ve heard Mulvaney make this remark say he wasn’t joking or even exaggerating. He appears to genuinely believe that impeachment will have a profoundly positive effect on Trump’s political fortunes, according to 3 sources who have heard Mulvaney make the 45-state prediction.