In the crush of debate about how and when Donald Trump may leave the White House, the most insightful forecasts may have come from a friend of mine who actually knows the president. He is one successful New York real estate investor. He has sat on the other side of the table with Trump negotiating a significant transaction. It was that instance, among others, that compelled this ironclad conservative Republican to back Joe Biden. On Saturday, within minutes of the cascading declarations of victory for Biden, was a fascinating glimpse into how Trump handles defeat.
“This is his last chance to act like the president and he will not grab it,” my friend told me. “I have constantly considered his behavior at home and on the world stage through the lens of his business