Veteran political strategist was a guest Sunday on John Catsimatidis’ New York AM 970 radio show “The Cats Roundtable,” and the two discussed presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s future in the general election.
“Look, I think Bernie Sanders has to get some of the credit for this. In essence he’s the outsider in the Democratic Party. In some ways, he and Trump have a great deal in common, particularly their rejection of these enormous globalist trade deals like NAFTA and TPP and TPA, that either have, or will, destroy the U.S. job market,” Stone, a former Trump adviser, said.
“I think that gives Trump a real entrée to almost a third of Bernie’s supporters in a general election,” he then added. “I don’t mean his hard-left, ultra-liberal supporters, but I mean the blue-collar Democrats in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York who feel left behind by the new world order economy, who realize that the manufacturing base in this country has been destroyed by these internationalist deals.”
“So Trump, I think, can build on what Bernie has achieved,” Stone predicted.
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