Tagged: GOP

0

Don’t blame me if Republicans lose the House says Trump as he claims people tell him they won’t vote in November because he isn’t on the ballot

President Trump told the Associated Press voters have told him they won’t vote in the midterms because he is not on the ballot  President Trump is bragging about the size of his campaign rallies ahead of November’s midterm election  ‘Never an empty seat in these large venues, many thousands of...

Battle Print: Document Emerges Detailing Democrat Plans to Crush Trump Should GOP Fail to Hold House 0

Document Emerges Detailing Democrat Plans to Crush Trump Should GOP Fail to Hold House

Under the headline “Scoop: Republicans secretly study their coming hell,” Axios’s Jonathan Swan on Sunday evening revealed the existence of the document that lists exactly the line of attack the Democrats plan to pursue should they win control of the House in the midterm elections. The document specifically focuses on certain investigatory...

0

GOP fears steep losses in state legislatures

LOS ANGELES — Republicans hoping to hold on to their majorities in state legislative chambers across the country are nervously eying President Trump’s anemic approval rating, concerned that a wave of voter anger could undo years of gains. In interviews at the National Conference of State Legislators annual meetings last week,...

0

‘Like a Soviet-type economy’: GOP free traders unload on Trump

The president’s $12 billion farm bailout gets an ugly reception among many Republicans in Congress. President Donald Trump’s bailout for the ag industry is driving his many Republican trade critics to exasperation. Pro-free trade Republicans were already furious with Trump’s escalation of tariffs against U.S. allies and China — a...

0

GOP to White House: End summit mystery

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are worried that Russian President Vladimir Putin may use his one-on-one meeting with President Trump in Helsinki to drive a wedge between NATO allies by claiming secret side deals with the United States. Congressional Republicans are urging the White House to get ahead of the...

0

GOP seeks separation from Trump on Russia

Republicans on Capitol Hill are scrambling to distance themselves from President Trump’s controversial comments on Russia earlier this week. With less than four months before the election, Senate Republican leaders say they will likely act on legislation sponsored by Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) this year. That measure would impose stiff...

0

Voter optimism holds key to GOP’s midterm hopes

GOP strategists are hopeful that a booming economy and voters’ growing confidence on the country’s direction will dampen what might otherwise be a wave for Democrats in November’s midterms. Republican pollsters are nervous about President Trump’s approval rating and a generic ballot match-up that reliably favors Democrats, but a review of...

0

Immigration overhaul on life support in the House

House GOP leaders will push ahead with a vote Wednesday on their compromise immigration bill, making one last effort to pass the measure even as key lawmakers express pessimism they have any shot of success. Lead negotiators took the weekend to make changes to the bill in an effort to...

0

Sanford loss magnifies ‘Trump effect’ on GOP primaries

The surprise defeat of South Carolina GOP Rep. Mark Sanford last night to a primary challenger, State Rep. Katie Arrington, who made his criticism of President Donald Trump a focal point of her campaign, brought into focus the looming presence the commander-in-chief has over an already chaotic midterm cycle for the Republican...