Trump and the GOP: Help or Hindrance?
As Trump has taken the spotlight in the GOP, many are looking at the midterms and wondering if his presence does more harm than good. What are your thoughts? Please share in the comments.
From CBN News. Just weeks ago, political analysts were predicting Republicans could win as many as 35 House seats in November, but now they’re projecting closer to 10 to 20. Even GOP leaders are now saying Democrats might keep control of the Senate.
… While GOP anger over the FBI raid of former President Trump’s home has energized his supporters, Republicans want the media focused on President Biden’s policies and economy, not Trump’s handling of classified documents. …
After Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg revealed that the social-media giant had limited the Hunter Biden laptop story due to an FBI warning, Trump took to his Truth Social platform to repeat claims of “massive fraud and election interference” and to call for a new 2020 presidential election.
Political strategists question if Trump’s return to the spotlight is causing the GOP to lose momentum. …
Republicans need to understand that while Trump motivates a significant segment of the GOP base, he motivates ALL of the Democrats' base, and a large portion of independents who might otherwise vote GOP. https://t.co/0sZjC8UBSQ
— Brit Hume (@brithume) August 29, 2022
“He is making himself a part of this elections,” Nathan Gonzales, editor and publisher of Inside Elections, told CBN News. “Maybe voters don’t like the job President Biden is doing, but they’re being reminded of things they didn’t like about President Trump when he was in office, and that creates a murkier playing field and makes it more difficult for Republicans to make gains in the House and the Senate.” …
What do you think of Trump, the GOP, and the upcoming midterms? Share your thoughts and prayers below.
(Excerpt from CBN News. Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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