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Art of the Deal co-author predicts Trump resigns 'by fall, if not sooner'

It has been a rough week for President Trump. Not one of the 52 Republican senators was willing to talk to NPR's Morning Edition about Trump's handling of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, and Fox News anchor Shep Smith admitted to striking out when searching for a member of the GOP who'd be willing to defend the president on air.

Art of the Deal co-author Tony Schwartz predicts this is the beginning of the end for Trump, The Huffington Post reports. "Trump's presidency is effectively over," Schwartz tweeted Wednesday:

Schwartz predicted in May that Trump "wants to figure out a way — as he's done all his career — to turn a loss into a victory."