Breaking precedent, President Trump changes the way political opponents engage with his policies.
In a brilliantly strategic move, President Donald Trump declared his intention to run for reelection in 2020, five hours after being sworn into office. Trump 2020 is already underway.
Getting Paperwork in Order
In a letter to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on January 20, 2017, President Trump signaled his intention to run for reelection in the 2020 election cycle.
According to the Washington Post:
“Because Trump’s campaign committee has been steadily raising money online since the election, Trump easily reached the $5,000 threshold that required filing an official statement of candidacy.”
Campaign Slogan Makeovers
In addition, IP Watchdog reports that two days before he took office, President Trump registered two 2020 campaign trademarks:
On Wednesday, January 18th, a trademark attorney representing Trump filed U.S. Trademark Serial No. 87305551 and U.S. Trademark Serial No. 83705582. These marks seek to register the standard character mark “KEEP AMERICA GREAT” and “KEEP AMERICA GREAT!” in seven trademark classes. Trump is seeking to protect the use of that mark on bumper stickers, political pamphlets, clothing, campaign buttons, political websites, political fundraising, political blogs, and online social media services.
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Source:: The Black Sphere.net