14th and G Podcast

Looking To 2020, Both Democrats and Republicans See Costs and Benefits of Trump’s ‘MAGA’ Rallies in Midterm Election Results

“People entered the 2018 election with pretty strong views of the president, one way or another,” said Bruce Mehlman, a Republican strategist and lobbyist who publishes a widely read political analysis. “The rallies didn’t change them. But the rallies allowed the president to make the election a referendum on him.”