Talks with Brussels appear to have stalled completely over agriculture, but things appear more promising in Beijing.
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Ben Roback is Head of Trade and International Policy at Cicero Group and a member of the US Embassy’s Young Leader’s UK programme.Follow @
It is hard to see a Democrat who opposes the legislation courting the Left of the party and winning the Presidential nomination.
For many years, if you cut a Republican they bled free trade. No longer.
Hopefuls should remember that what plays well in the primaries may be un-deliverable from the White House.
The President’s strategy of making a resumption of normal government depend on funding for his wall doesn’t appear to be working.
From Democratic control of the House to the Mueller investigation, Trump faces a challenging 2019.
Ben Roback: From Presidents 41 to 45 – different backgrounds, different manners, different beliefs, and a different Republican Party
The older Bush was a man of free markets, small government, global engagement…and good manners.
It was an election that had something for everyone. And one that therefore leaves the future uncertain.
The Republicans made gains in the Senate, the Democrats won back the House – but that’s not enough to give them the stranglehold on Trump that they wanted.
Ben Roback: Trump’s ratings are improving – but the midterm elections could block his legislative agenda
Four key states, three house districts and two top governors’ races to watch as November 8 approaches.
The Conservative Party’s Vice Chair for International tells me about his priorities in the role.
It is hard to see how blowing up the Special Counsel’s investigation now would deliver any kind of political benefit for the president.
Ben Roback: So far, there is little sign of Trump’s promised ‘Deal of the Century’ in the Middle East
Delivering on his campaign promise to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the US embassy accordingly hasn’t helped.
In the age of fake news, sub-tweets and gaslighting, the Arizona senator stood out as a pillar of a bygone political era.
All things considered, all roads point to a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives come November.