Michael Moore Says Trump Is On Track To Win In 2020

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Filmmaker Michael Moore says he thinks President Donald Trump will be re-elected in 2020.

Although Moore has been very vocal about his disdain for the president, he said he believes Trump is on pace to once again win the Electoral College, but not the popular vote, Fast Company reported.

"I should say re-appointed, because we will have an even larger population that will vote against him in 2020," Moore told Fast Company. "But he will win those electoral states as it stands now."

Moore is one of the few famous political figures that predicted a Trump presidency. It was his familiarity with the state of Michigan, a state that Trump turned from blue to red, that ultimately convinced Moore that Trump would beat Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton.

Still, Moore has been looking for new ways to get his audience more politically involved. After his recent Broadway show, "Terms of My Surrender," he invited attendees to get into buses and join him to protest in front of Trump Tower after the Charlottesville, Virginia, violence that resulted in the death of Heather Heyer.

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"A number of them had never been to a protest before, and it was exciting for them," Moore said. "They felt like Americans, like they were participating, and that always feels good."

But the "Fahrenheit 9/11" filmmaker did have a silver lining to his 2020 prediction.

"Here's the good news. We don't have to convince a single Trump voter to vote differently because we already have the majority," Moore said, adding that Clinton won the popular vote by 3 million.

Moore also mentioned that 8 million Obama voters had switched political affiliations and voted for Trump.

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"We just need to convince a few of them -- hold out our hand and bring them back. Can we do that? I think we can do that," Moore said. "You know, there were seven-and-a-half million that voted Green or Libertarian.

"I think we can convince a few of them to come back. We don't need to convince a whole lot here."

Moore also revealed that he is a supporter of the National Popular Vote movement, an interstate compact that pledges a state's votes will go toward the winner of the popular vote.

"That'll be an easier way to get this done," Moore said. "People should not despair, thinking, well, the Republicans have all this power and all that."

"Think of the suffragettes. They were trying to get the vote for women," Moore added. "They got [the 19th Amendment ratified] in 35 states to give women the right to vote. Think of that uphill battle."

During a recent Twitter tirade -- mostly about Hurricane Harvey -- Trump took a moment to remind his followers of his victory in Missouri during the 2016 election.

"I will also be going to a wonderful state, Missouri, that I won by a lot in '16. Dem C.M. is opposed to big tax cuts," the president tweeted. "Republican will win S!"

Sources: Fast Company, Donald J. Trump/Twitter / Featured Image: David Shankbone/Wikimedia Commons / Embedded Images: Kai Schreiber/Flickr, Gage Skidmore/Flickr

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