Wednesday in an interview with CNN, Barry Bennett, who was Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson’s campaign manager up until being fired last week, made a stunning claim when he said he foresees Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump winning the GOP presidential nomination.
“All you’ve got to do is compare the size of everyone’s rallies. And that’s really a demonstration of grass-roots support,” Bennett said. “Donald Trump is having 10,000, 12,000 people show up at rallies. A lot of these guys are having five or six people show up at their events in Iowa. There’s just not a comparison. You know, the establishment can fret about it all they want, but this is the new reality.”
“By mid-March, this thing could be well over,” he added. “At this point, it’s getting harder and harder to see how Donald Trump isn’t our nominee.”
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