Donald Trump has urged Republicans to fight to keep control of the House of Representatives to save him being impeached by the Democrats, writes The Independent.Republicans now hold a 235-193 advantage in the lower chamber of the US Congress. The national GOP committees and super PACs will not be able to prop up Republican candidates the same way they have in the special elections.
Yet a Republican congressional victory Tuesday in the Phoenix suburbs has set off new alarm bells.
Bonacic, Republican from Mount Hope has served in the state Senate for 20 years.
Reid promoted that NPR/PBS News Hour/Marist poll showing 70 percent of Democrats would vote for a candidate seeking to impeach Trump, and she pointed out that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) has dismissed that strategy. “My guess is they will”.
Some Republicans are also using the impeachment factor as a warning to conservative voters that should Democrats win the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives this November, the Democrats would immediately start impeachment proceedings. “But it’s tougher defending those open seats than it would (be) if we had incumbents there”. Arizona and Nevada are the most likely. They would also try to strengthen gun control legislation and undo several constitutional amendments that severely restrict spending.
Still, there are signs that seizing the Senate is no longer a pipe dream. The ratio of Democrats to Republicans grew in each of the three counties, while the growth of unaffiliated voters outpaced both.
The lone Democratic exclusion, West Virginia’s Joe Manchin, ranks 31st, but that still puts him ahead of his potential GOP rivals.
“If even one Republican loses re-election in November 2018, there is no telling what kind of new taxes Democratic leaders might push through”, the PAC’s website proclaims. “That’s the most important thing by a multiplier of 1 million”. She says 2017 was a peak year for her industry, which she attributes to tax cuts and the strong economy.
Karin Housley, a small-business owner and suburban state senator, is the only Republican to announce plans to run for the seat.
Republicans will have plenty of resources with independent groups and their wealthiest backers paying for advertising and voter outreach. Democrats now need just 23 seats to reclaim the majority. There are no Republican races in Chatham County being contested on May 8.
“I don’t like the president and felt it was time to take a stand”, said Nikole Allen, a 45-year-old medical assistant from NY now living in Glendale.
Early voting runs through Saturday, May 5 with the election May 8.
What other districts did Trump get 58.1 percent of the vote in 2016?
A law firm representing the Republican Party wrote to Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft this week, asking that Evans’ name be promptly removed from the ballot because officials “have discovered he is not a Republican”.
Lt. Gov. Dan McKee decided to make his income taxes public for the first time, after taking a public pounding from some people and groups supporting his Democratic primary opponent. Bob Casey, with substantial leads over their GOP opponents. Leah Vukmir, of cuddling up to the party establishment and Gov. Scott Walker.
“New Yorkers know that our majority is the only thing standing in the way of the New York City politicians implementing an agenda that will hurt our economy and make life more hard for hard-working middle-class taxpayers”, he said, predicting Republican victory in November.
Matt Morrison, director of the AFL-CIO-affiliated organization Working America, says Democrats need to work on their message.