“The environment really sucks for us right now. We’ve got a worldwide pandemic, the economy is slipping and now we have a race war tacked on,” warned one GOP strategist involved in multiple races. “If the election were held today, we’d be talking about a wipeout. We’d be in landslide territory.”…

One GOP strategist involved in multiple congressional races said that a recent all-staff conference call to touch base on their own races filled them with growing alarm.

“I had a call this week with my entire team,” said the source, who was granted anonymity to honestly discuss their party’s current woes. “It became a 15-minute conversation. Literally every single race we’re involved in, we’re seeing Trump’s numbers dip. And most concerning is the slip with seniors.”…

“Trump has to get his shit together and his campaign has to get their shit together, or it’s going to be really problematic,” said the strategist. “It would be catastrophic.”