“Detroit is a Democratic town and that’s not going to change, but the question is — at least the next question is — which Democrat are they going to support?” Dulio said.
People close to Snyder have formed a fund allowing him to travel the country and tell of the state’s rebound under his watch, raising the prospect of a potential Republican presidential bid.
Should he run, Snyder might join the “practical” candidates in the GOP field, such as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.
The Michigan Republican Party is preparing to hold a March 2016 presidential primary and not jump out of order like in 2012, when the primary was moved it up.
During a question and answer session with the media, Trump said he believes the city of Detroit is finally showing signs of being on “the upswing” economically.