Mary Trump, a clinical psychologist and the niece of President Donald Trump, has painted a grim image of what she believes is going on in her uncle’s head as he trails in the polls ahead of the election.
“My theory about the way Donald has run his campaign is that he knows he’s in desperate shape, so he’s going to burn it all down, sow more chaos and division because that’s where he succeeds,” she told The Guardian in an interview published over the weekend.
“He knows that he’s losing – he’ll deny it mightily – and at some level, he understands what’s at stake. If he loses, he’s probably going to prison. So, if he’s going down, he’s going to take us all down with him.”
Mary Trump, the daughter of the president’s late older brother Fred Trump Jr.,…