I've claimed from the beginning that initially the Trump run was really for brand publicity and that he would find a way out. Now, I think he is caught in it and really is trying to win but just isn't very good at politics.
Anyway,... that's not what this is about. The post above has this, (emphasis by tnb)
The New York Times reported the following:If this is true then it is the scariest thought of a Trump administration.
One day this past May, Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., reached out to a senior adviser to Gov. John Kasich of Ohio, who left the presidential race just a few weeks before. As a candidate, Kasich declared in March that Trump was “really not prepared to be president of the United States,” and the following month he took the highly unusual step of coordinating with his rival Senator Ted Cruz in an effort to deny Trump the nomination. But according to the Kasich adviser (who spoke only under the condition that he not be named), Donald Jr. wanted to make him an offer nonetheless: Did he have any interest in being the most powerful vice president in history?
When Kasich’s adviser asked how this would be the case, Donald Jr. explained that his father’s vice president would be in charge of domestic and foreign policy.
Then what, the adviser asked, would Trump be in charge of?
“Making America great again” was the casual reply.
Kasich himself confirmed the phone call in an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper. That’s an extraordinary offer, but admittedly, not the same thing as not wanting to win the election. It’s certainly on the spectrum, though. I suspect it hinges on cognitive dissonance — Trump doesn’t want to lose (and certainly not in an embarrassing landslide), but also doesn’t want to perform the job of president.]
Trump was willing to make Kasich the most powerful VP ever?
Did he offer Pence the same deal?
Mike Pence the most powerful VP in history!? wow.
The man is a religious idiot. I don't think he's ever brought a good or original idea to our political table. He's survived because he can spout evangelical and generic anti-regulation rhetoric just well enough to fool a good portion of rural Indiana voters.
He should be sent home to never darken the US political landscape again but Trump would make him the most powerful VP ever?