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Flashback June 2015 — Ann Coulter: Trump Has Chance of Winning the General Election

Back on June 19, 2015, conservative columnist Ann Coulter nearly a year before Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump emerged as the party’s likely presumptive nominee, said that Trump (of all the declared candidates at the time) had the best shot of winning this year’s presidential general election. Coulter, in an appearance on HBO’s “Real Time” during the show’s “Overtime” segment, said Trump had the best shot, but also gave an edge to former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA), the 2012 GOP nominee, in the election. Romney never announced his intentions to make a run for the White House this election cycle. Partial transcript as follows: MAHER: OK, here we are. Ann, which Republican candidate has the best chance of winning the general election? COULTER: Of the declared ones? Right now, Donald Trump. (AUDIENCE LAUGHS) MAHER: What about of all of them? Scott Walker? COULTER: Fake laughter from the audience. MAHER: Scott Walker, would you say? COULTER: Of the ones who aren’t declared? Romney/Walker is my ticket. MAHER: But last time you said if we nominate Romney, we’ll definitely lose. COULTER: And I was right. But that was two years in advance and it was – well, third time is a charm

Watch: Matthews Enjoys Melania Trump’s ‘Runway Walk’ On Hot Mic

MSNBC host Chris Matthews enjoyed Melania Trump’s “runway walk” on a hot mic during MSNBC’s primary coverage on Tuesday. Matthews said, while footage of Trump and his family, led by his wife Melania, coming out, “Look how she walks. Did you see her walk? Runway walk. My God is that great Matthews can be heard saying. I could watch that runway show.” (h/t David Lawson) Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett