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DailyTakes in The Washington Post: Why Trump Visits Wisconsin

21 Jun , 2017  

Washington Post reporter John Wagner reached out to me yesterday to get my thoughts on what President Trump gets politically out of visiting Wisconsin and whether local Republicans are energized by it.┬áThe president was in Pewaukee just last week, the third trip he’s made here since winning the election.

From a strategic standpoint, it makes sense for President Trump to do more events like these, even if it doesn’t move the needle on the public policy debates nationally. When he gets out of the Beltway bubble, he can control the narrative. He’d much rather talk infrastructure, apprenticeships and jobs than special counsels, and Congressional inquiries.

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