May 9, 2018      4:57 PM
HK: Trump essentially owns GOP primaries while Dems dominate special elections
But improving presidential approval and country moving in right direction number make predictions questionable
Trump got off to a shaky start in GOP primaries, last Tuesday’s half dozen
confirmed the President’s firm if not unshakeable hold on Republican primary
voters. He virtually swept the field aided and abetted by the primary voter’s
disgust with Congress and incumbency. Even unknown, third-tier pro-Trump
that, however, to Democratic dominance in all but one of the recent mid-term
special elections and you are left with a head scratching conundrum.
has the upper hand six months from the mid-terms?
By Harvey Kronberg