A confused and crowded field will ensure the President has plenty of ammunition to throw at whoever emerges to challenge him in 2020.
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The most successful are those who can put their values to work and build a broad coalition, rather than exploit divisions.
By nominating him, they would be wagering a similar bet to the one they placed in 2016 when Clinton was selected as the safe candidate.
Here in Britain, the two main parties are being punished by voters for tearing up their Brexit commitments.
Obsessing with a Washington debate about impeachment is a gift to the President, who repeats a far simpler message.
Iain Dale: The Conservatives treated Widdecombe with disdain. They will pay the price in lost votes next month.
Plus: Creepy Biden, useless TIGs, spineless Tory MPs…and why I’d favour Scottish independence were I fully Scottish.
Ben Roback: Trump’s state visit. Problems abound. But interests – trade, defence, the Special Relationship – endure.
The visit should serve as a timely reminder that the last especially outlasts any individual President or Prime Minister.
What do and don’t we know about Mueller’s investigation, the Trump campaign, and Russian interference?
Cutting through the fog of war and spin can be tricky, but here are the fundamental facts so far.
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.
Hopefuls should remember that what plays well in the primaries may be un-deliverable from the White House.
So though he presents himself as anti-Trump, he has something in common with him. And there could, astonishingly, be a future for socialism in America.
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.