Justice’s defection was just the latest of Democratic Party failures in West Virginia, not the least of which were losing the majority in both chambers of the Legislature and Congress, Goodwin said. Those numbers are even more daunting for presidents under 50% job approval – as Donald Trump is right now.
On Aug. 7, the Senate Majority Leader, GOP Sen. If that comes to pass the people who elected him will make it very clear that his election in 2016 was an uprising, not an upset. Among those who say they haven’t accomplished much, three in four reported feeling frustrated.
President Trump works to create real jobs by working with Congress to eliminate unneeded regulations and promote energy independence. That figure holds across party lines, with only about one in five on each side saying they approve of Congress’s work so far. Republican voters were still less likely than Democrats (71 percent) or independents (57 percent) to brand the Eurasian country negatively.
Of course, some may recall that House Speaker Paul Ryan promised that “this will be the most productive presidency and Congress in our lifetimes” and initially pledgedto repeal and replace portions of Obamacare by spring and tackle tax reform before the August recess.
As much as I share common ground with the Republican Party on the concepts of limited government, local control and tax reform, its disdain for science (climate change), support for torture, and its capitulation to the populism of Donald Trump makes it the “stupid party”, and I can not bring myself to ever vote Republican. “I’m comfortable with who I am, and I guess he is comfortable with who he is”. But they shouldn’t necessarily blame Trump: the reasons are nearly entirely out of his hands. This victory, though small, is reassuring for Republicans. Sixty-nine percent of the state voted for Trump in November, with all 55 counties in West Virginia voting to the Republican.
Now that the new health care bill is out, it’s time for vote-counting and horse-trading. That’s a return to the level of support seen in May 2015. Alexander wants to pay insurance companies the subsidy that is part of the Affordable Care Act through 2018. Half favor the law vs. 46% who oppose it. That’s down slightly from ten years ago, before the passage of the ACA, when 64% supported the idea.
July 24, 2017, may well be remembered as the day the Democrats finally admitted why they lost the election. “So Pepi Diaz is going to have to live with Trump’s anti-immigrant policies, his anti-health care policies, and those aren’t particularly popular in Miami”, Clemens said. Democrats won six Republican seats in the 2006 election. The announcement rippled through Democratic Party political leaders. Still, midterm electorates typically lean more Republican than all Americans.
The poll was conducted nationwide by phone on August 2-6 among 1,017 USA citizens.
In a new Morning Consult/POLITICO survey, half of registered GOP voters said they viewed Russian Federation as an enemy or unfriendly to the United States, up 13 points from a poll in May, while 37 percent said they viewed Russian Federation as friendly or an ally – down 12 points from the May 18-22 poll.