GOP Faces Trump Effect in 2018

Many congressional Republicans who had town meetings over the last week or two have gotten an earful from constituents upset over the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act or President Trump’s immigration enforcement or both. Some of these highly unpleasant scenes don’t look too different from what congressional Democrats […] Read more »

American Action Network: Americans are Optimistic, Support President Trump and New Congress’ Tax and Regulatory Reform Proposals

The American Action Network today released survey results on Americans’ views on several policy proposals from President Donald Trump and the new Congress, the current political environment, and the Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. One month in, the survey finds bipartisan support for their proposal to replace the tax code, […] Read more »

Will Trump’s Approval Rating Be A Problem For Republicans In 2018?

… Trump’s historic unpopularity provides a glimmer of hope to Democrats, who are currently shut out of power in every elected division of the federal government. “Maybe, just maybe,” the thinking goes, “a backlash to Trump’s policies could jump-start a Democratic wave that could flip control of Congress in 2018.” […] Read more »