With a constant onus on fundraising and campaigning, Republicans up for re-election cannot afford to support Trump for too long if real change isn’t felt in their districts.
Posts Tagged: Barack Obama
Plus: Off I go to Washington for the inauguration. Time to strip Southern of its franchise. And: what happened when I had breakfast with Andrew Pierce.
The President has overseen a serious waning of American power overseas, for all that he has limned it with beautiful speeches.
How their recent ‘argument’ points up the need for situational awareness.
The driver of Syria’s civil war is a legacy of political, economic and cultural failure within the country itself and across much of the Middle East.
Lord Ashcroft: Now the Left blames the voters for America’s result – an arrogance that helps to show why it lost
Like the Conservatives after 1997, Corbyn’s Labour and some Remainers, America’s Democrats are failing to learn from their mistakes.
The now-President-elect talked about his Scottish connexions, previous political experience – and how Romney could win if he were “tougher”.
Nadhim Zahawi: Clinton didn’t lose because of racism or sexism. She lost because she had nothing new to offer
This result was a classic case of “it’s the economy, stupid”, as swathes of the traditionally Democrat-voting areas of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan turned red.
How the Conservatives are rebuilding their links with the Republicans – and will work with America’s President-elect
After a long chill, relations between the sister parties are thawing.
Obama said post-Brexit Britain would be at “the back of the queue”, but the President-elect wants us to be first in line for a trade deal.
Yes, both drew on a certain anger against political elites, but Britain’s Leave campaign was not nativist or protectionist.
“We are now all rooting for his success.”
The Democratic campaign draws to a close.
Four years on, after Ukraine, Syria and Russian cyber-attacks on Western institutions, his attack on Romney hasn’t aged well.
Putin sees appeasement for what it is. Providing the weaponry to give the people of Aleppo some defence could bring him back to the peace table.