Trump says he's not prepared to lose in 2020

President TrumpDonald John TrumpLev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe Saudi Arabia paid 0 million for cost of US troops in area Parnas claims ex-Trump attorney visited him in jail, asked him to sacrifice himself for president MORE said in an interview that aired Sunday that he is "not too prepared" to lose in 2020. 

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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 ClintonFormer Vermont Governor: Sanders 'will play dirty' NYT: Justice investigating alleged Comey leak of years-old classified info New Hampshire state lawmaker switches support from Warren to Klobuchar 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.