Republican Senators said they believe the riots and looting across the country will steer Democrats away from 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden and towards President Donald Trump.
The Daily Caller spoke with a number of GOP Senators about the ongoing riots across the country and asked them how they believed it would play out politically for Trump and Biden. Every Senator contacted said they believe the riots will steer Democrats away from Biden and help Trump win in November.
“The American people have not failed to notice that for months, elected Democrats all across the country have turned a blind eye to violence in their cities,” Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz told the Daily Caller. “If this is an election based on ideas – on the contrast between the rule of law and the Constitution, or riots and anarchy and violence in the streets, Republicans win – which is why Democrats are doing everything they can to make this to be a battle of personalities.”
Georgia Republican Sen. David Perdue mentioned how peaceful protests have turned into violent riots and also said under Democratic control, cities will continue to see more violence and rioting. Perdue, who