Morning Jolt: Youngkin 2024: A Terrific Idea That Will Never Work and Shouldn’t Happen

On the menu today: Dissecting the latest report that wealthy GOP donors still really, really, really want Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin to run for president. I'm skeptical that this will ever turn into a real campaign for a whole bunch of reasons — logistical and scheduling, for starters, but also because I don't think a Youngkin bid would get these donors where they want to go, which is a 2024 general election with a non-Donald Trump nominee. Meanwhile, Trump pledges to unions that he'll fight a war on American automakers and, "We're going to take their money. We're going to take their factories." Also, there's late-breaking news that California senator Dianne Feinstein has passed away at the age of 90.

A Youngkin Run Won’t Work

Robert Costa — the chief election and campaign correspondent for CBS News and part of the team at National Review a long, long time agowrites over on the Washington Post op-ed page ...

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Youngkin 2024: A Terrific Idea That Will Never Work and Shouldn't Happen

On the menu today: Dissecting the latest report that wealthy GOP donors still really, really, really want Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin to run for president. I'm skeptical that this will ever turn into a real campaign for a whole bunch of reasons — logistical and scheduling, for starters, but also because I don't think a Youngkin bid would get these donors where they want to go, which is a 2024 general election with a non-Donald Trump nominee. Meanwhile, Trump pledges to unions that he'll fight a war on American automakers and, "We're going to take their money. We're going to take their factories." Also, there's late-breaking news that California senator Dianne Feinstein has passed away at the age of 90.

A Youngkin Run Won’t Work

Robert Costa — the chief election and campaign correspondent for CBS News and part of the team at National Review a long, long time agowrites over on the Washington Post op-ed page ...   READ MORE

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