Democratic circles are anxious about former Vice President Joe Biden’s standing because the 2020 frontrunner, “Special Report” host Bret Baier stated Wednesday.
Baier’s feedback come following remarks from a senior marketing campaign adviser who advised reporters Tuesday that Iowa, which holds the primary nominating contest within the nation, just isn’t a must-win state on the trail to the presidential nomination.
“Do I think we have to win Iowa? No,” the adviser stated. “We think we’re going to win. We think it’s going to be a dogfight… but we think there are several candidates in this field, there’s probably three or four, that are going to go awhile.”
The advisers have additionally stated that they’ve laid the groundwork in early voting states, however are “now ramping up for Super Tuesday and beyond.”
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“We feel we are going to be in a very dominant spot,” after the primary 4 early states, one other adviser stated.
Showing on “America’s Newsroom,” Baier advised host Julie Banderas, “If you’re the frontrunner, you’re expected to win every place. So, when you start saying in September that it’s not necessary for you to win Iowa — you don’t have to win it — that’s not exactly the best message out there.”
“Problem is: by the time you get there, it could be too late,” he added.
“There are candidates who obviously have skipped Iowa and gone on to win and become president. However, usually in recent history, it is a pivotal state,” Baier added.
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As well as, Biden’s marketing campaign advisers underscored his lead within the polls and argued he holds the “broadest reach” of the rivals.
Baier, nonetheless, stated he believes that Biden has to play nicely in Iowa to be on the prime.
“What occurs is inevitability…the power to beat Donald Trump, the power to be one of the best candidate…If all of a sudden the Democratic caucus, the Democratic main voters determine, ‘You know what, he’s not one of the best and we predict there’s any person higher,’ that inevitability factor begins working out fairly shortly,” Baier stated.
Biden’s standing because the frontrunner to be nominated has additionally taken a number of blows over the previous few weeks after a collection of public misstatements and gaffes.
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In response, marketing campaign advisers labeled accusations of the 76-year-old Biden being out of step with the celebration “full nonsense.”
On “America’s Newsroom,” Baier commented: “In performing and when he talks about stories where he forgets the states, where he forgets whether he was vice president or senator at the time of some trip overseas, or talking to kids — a school shooting…those are big things. Those are not small ‘remembrances.’”
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“There’s angst. There’s anxiousness in the Democratic circles about Joe Biden and his frontrunner status. It is a weak frontrunner status,” he famous.
“And, if you’re going to make your campaign…going against President Trump for his lack of truth-telling as Democrats do pretty much every day, you’re going to be in a weaker position with someone who has his own problems telling stories,” Baier concluded.