Trump: Obama is 'Now Totally Lost,' Boehner Must Not Fold

Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 06:11 PM
By Martin Gould and Kathleen Walter

President Barack Obama is out of his depth when it comes to negotiating a way out of the debt ceiling crisis, billionaire developer Donald Trump tells Newsmax.TV in a typically candid, no-holds-barred exclusive interview.

And Republican negotiators hold all the cards in the talks, he adds. They are in a no-lose situation where they can either extract a great deal from the administration, or they can delay a decision so the president has to take his unpopular stance up again just before the election.

The only thing the GOP negotiators can do wrong is make concessions just to get a deal through Congress, he adds.

“Obama’s totally lost,