Trump’s populist anti-politics will be tested in the midterms

Will US voters endorse Trump at the polls in November, halfway through a presidency that seems to operate largely on instinct?

31st December, 2017

Be sure to mark next November 6 in your 2018 political diary. The founding fathers and mothers of the United States of America were exceedingly wise and far-sighted in their constitutional balancing of the degrees of power between the President and Congress, so they invented midterm elections.

So in the exact middle of every presidential term, voters are out again electing all 435 seats in the House of Representatives and the full terms for 33 or 34...

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