Democrats have a narrow path to the majority in the Senate. The debate is over just how narrow, and whether the forces working against the GOP and President Trump are setting the stage for a wave election.
President Trump on Jan. 10 said that “we’ll see what happens” after a reporter asked if he would agree to be interviewed by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.
President Trump said on Jan. 10 that any deal that Congress reaches about immigration issues has “got to include the wall” that he’s pledged to build on the southern border.
President Trump said on Jan. 10 that the Paris climate accord “was very unfair” to the U.S. He also said the U.S. “could conceivably go back in” the deal.
Even Trump’s own liaison with Congress in a television interview undercut the businessman-president’s affection for earmarks that once greased the legislative skids in Congress.
Given how aggressive Republicans were in 2017, failing on health-care and narrowly passing a tax overhaul, this is not the time for big initiatives that could blow up in their faces.
Romney, presumed to be preparing for a Senate bid in Utah, has been one of Trump’s loudest critics. The role is his if he wants it in the upper chamber, but does he?