“‘I don’t like being alone in Washington,’ he said, describing ‘shadows on the ceiling in my apartment, there alone, shadows are so long.’ He then ran through a series of conspiracy theories, culminating in a prediction that Mr. Trump will win re-election but his Democratic opponent, Joseph R. Biden Jr., will refuse to concede. ‘And when Donald Trump refuses to stand down at the inauguration, the shooting will begin,’ he said. ‘The drills that you’ve seen are nothing.’ He added: ‘If you carry guns, buy ammunition, ladies and gentlemen, because it’s going to be hard to get.'” Meet Michael Caputo. America’s top communications official at the powerful cabinet department in charge of combating the coronavirus.