Trump says he's not prepared to lose in 2020

President TrumpDonald John TrumpZuckerberg launches public defense of Facebook as attacks mount Trump leaning toward keeping a couple hundred troops in eastern Syria: report Warren says making Israel aid conditional on settlement building is 'on the table' MORE said in an interview that aired Sunday that he is "not too prepared" to lose in 2020. 


When asked on NBC's "Meet the Press" whether he was prepared to lose, Trump said, "No. Probably not. Probably not. It would be much better, it would be much better if I said, 'Yeah.'  It would be much easier for me to say, 'Oh yes.' No I'm probably not too prepared to lose. I don't like losing. I haven't lost very much in my life."

Not winning the popular vote against 2016 foe Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClinton trolls Trump with mock letter from JFK to Khrushchev Trump-Graham relationship tested by week of public sparring Sunday shows — Mulvaney seeks to tamp down firestorm over quid pro quo comments, Doral decision MORE has been a particular sticking point for Trump. He noted in the interview that he believes he would have won the popular vote if he had campaigned for it.  

 “I like popular vote. I think I’d do better with a popular vote, but I didn’t campaign for the popular vote," he said. "You didn’t see me campaigning in California or New York.”

President Trump last week officially kicked off his 2020 reelection bid with a rally in Orlando, Florida, last week.