Tuesday February 23, 2016
The Trump Card: Can the Donald really become president?
There's a growing — if sometimes incredulous — sense that Donald Trump is on a roll that just may lead him to the White House.
"We will have so much winning if I get elected that you may get bored with winning. Believe me. I agree you'll never get bored with winning. We never get bored." - Donald Trump addressing a rally in Washington, Sept. 2015
After wins in the South Carolina and New Hampshire primaries, polls for Nevada caucuses have him once again firmly in the lead.
The snickering has pretty much stopped, as pundits and the Republican establishment try to come grips with the idea of Donald Trump leading the GOP into the next U.S. election.
But how likely is it that Donald Trump could win the presidency?
Guests in this segment:
- Steven Strauss, John L Weinberg and Goldman Sachs and Company visiting professor at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School
- Shayla Nunnally, professor of political science and Africana studies at the University of Connecticut.
- Sasha Issenberg, contributor to Bloomberg Politics and author of The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns.
This segment was produced by The Current's Ines Colabrese, Willow Smith and Karin Marley.
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