Also, the C Factory needed someone to destroy the Republican Factory. All viable GOP candidates lost because they’re not in sync with America. They are outside the agenda of American society. DT, I believe was hired to destroy the competition for HC. Of course this is all factitious, but it is a reality. DT would lose, and be reward with the job of Secretary of Commerce, which he needs the kick-backs desperately, and an “in” to international commerce to expand his interests. It’s an interesting scenario and gameplay for an intriguing suspense novel.