I think it would be hard if George Washington came back from the dead and he chose Abraham Lincoln as his vice-president, I think it would have been very hard for them to beat me. — Donald Trump
I think it would be hard if George Washington came back from the dead and he chose Abraham Lincoln as his vice-president, I think it would have been very hard for them to beat me. — Donald Trump
Donald Trump said he probably could beat George Washington in an election, even with Abraham Lincoln as his running mate
  • Donald Trump said he could beat George Washington in an election, even with Abraham Lincoln as running mate.
  • He made the comments to Washington Post journalists in an interview for their new book, "I Alone Can Fix It."
  • Washington and Lincoln are often ranked as the two greatest presidents in American history.
"I think it would be hard if George Washington came back from the dead and he chose Abraham Lincoln as his vice-president, I think it would have been very hard for them to beat me," Trump told Washington Post journalists Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig.

... Lincoln and Washington are often ranked by historians as the two greatest presidents in US history.

By comparison, some polls have shown that nearly half of all Americans believe Donald Trump was the worst president in the country's history.


Trump is also the only US president to have been impeached twice.


This is not the first time Donald Trump has fantasized about beating George Washington at the ballot box.

Before the presidential election last year Trump told conservative talk show host Hugh Hewitt that he could have beaten Washington in an election if not for COVID-19.

"I don't know if you've seen, the polls have been going up like a rocket ship. George Washington would have had a hard time beating me before the plague came in, before the China plague," Trump said.
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