Midterm elections in the U.S. Congress
The President of the United States Donald trump announced the preliminary results of the elections to the Congress, “a stunning success”. And it is clear. According to all forecasts, the Republican party not only maintained but also strengthened its majority in the upper house – the Senate.
What the Republicans seem to have lost the house of representatives for trump is also not a problem. First, we talked about this all the forecasts and statistics. Over the past 100 years according to the results of the midterm elections the President’s party only three managed to increase their representation in Congress. In other cases, the results were not in her favor.
Second, Donald Trump has managed to avoid the main thing – defeat. Despite the aggressive campaign Democrats who criticized the President and his supporters, accused them of lying and other sins, their absolute victory did not. The trump portrayed the vote as a referendum on confidence in his policies and him personally.