It is hard to see a Democrat who opposes the legislation courting the Left of the party and winning the Presidential nomination.
Lord Ashcroft: “There’s not going to be a single Democrat that can go toe-to-toe with the President.” My interview with Kayleigh McEnany.
Trump’s press secretary sets out how the President intends to run his re-election campaign in 2020.
For many years, if you cut a Republican they bled free trade. No longer.
Will fans of the EU establishment be quite so keen on unaccountable, centralised institutions when their opponents start appointing commissioners?
Hopefuls should remember that what plays well in the primaries may be un-deliverable from the White House.
Maybe this new-party-with-a-charismatic-leader thing isn’t as easy as people imagined.
As a woman in Iowa told us: “It’s like the CEO of the company I work for. I don’t care if you’re the nicest guy in the world. I care that I’m going to have a job from day to day.”
The President’s strategy of making a resumption of normal government depend on funding for his wall doesn’t appear to be working.
The 2020 race, then, looks wide open and depends on two things outside the President’s direct control.
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.
Lord Ashcroft: “I was like, we must pick one of these? But I’m pleasantly surprised.” My pre-election focus groups from California.
Despite his dominance of the national scene, Trump was hardly a consideration for most of our participants when it came to deciding how to vote this week.
Lord Ashcroft: “Why should I change what I think or do so that I can win?” My interview with John Kasich.
The Governor of Ohio won over four million votes in the battle to become the Republican nominee for President two years ago. Will he run again?