President Trump weighed in with his thoughts on whether Republicans would be able to stop the erosion of American prosperity after the midterms in an interview with Americano Media. Speaking to interviewer Lucia Navarro, Trump agreed that “the right Republican can fix it – it’s very much a presidential thing.”
He continued, referencing next week’s midterm elections, “I think we’re going to do really well in Congress. We have a chance to do well in the Senate. We have to get the right president because that’s where the leadership is when you think of it. The election’s important because we can stop what’s happening – we can stop it, and we can stop it cold – but we have to have the right leadership at [the] top.”
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GOP Senate Hopefuls Once Dismissed as ‘Fringe’ by Elites are Now in Positions to Win
With less than a week to go until the midterm elections, several Senate races nationwide once thought to be comfortable Democrat victories are now neck and neck as outsider Republican candidates, many backed by Donald Trump, defy elite expectations after being dismissed by leaders of both political parties.
Democrats were so confident that some of these candidates labeled “far-right” or “fringe” by the media wouldn’t win that Democrat campaigns and outside groups actually funneled money to them, thinking they’d be easier opponents in a general election than Republican primary hopefuls deemed more moderate or part of the GOP establishment.
Republican leaders similarly thought these outside disruptors were longshots, even poor-quality candidates — including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.).
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