Just because we expect every President to run for re-election it doesn’t mean it has to be that way. Stepping aside while still on top, and with the ability to write the history, would be a very Trumpian thing to do. And doing so now, just five months before the election, would allow Trump to personally select his successor, single-handedly choosing the GOP nominee for coronation at an in-person convention in a southern city to be named later. It is the ultimate embrace of the Art of the Deal.
From Eduflack’s latest on Medium, exploring how President Trump could follow in the footsteps of other U.S. presidents and declare he has accomplished all he set out to and will not seek re-election after all