MacCALLUM: “It is fascinating to look at the possible landscape for this, when you go through people, Nate Silver, saying they can easily see, for all the grief that has been thrown at this president, they can easily see a scenario where he could win again.

PETKANAS: “Absolutely, I think that is especially true given that we know that the Russians are once again engaged — “

MacCALLUM: “ You think will be the Russians — “

PETKANAS: “I think the Russians played a significant role in electing him in 2016 and it will play a significant role in 2020. Which is why I think Brad Parscale is such an interesting choice for this. He put together a digital campaign that was copied by the Russians, did basically the exact same thing, targeted the same battleground states, targeted to suppress minority voters, ran an ad campaign that reached a 126 million Americans, it was a huge multimillion dollar operation.”