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So, no second term for Trump?
So, no second term for Trump?
#1
The Guardian opinion: 'You're fired!' America has already terminated Trump

Quote:When the public fires a president before election day, as it did Jimmy Carter, Nixon and Herbert Hoover, they don’t send him a letter telling him he’s fired.

They just make him irrelevant. Politics happens around him, despite him. He’s not literally gone but he might as well be.


The op-ed is clear that this is about Trump, not the Republican Party:

Quote:Senate Republicans are quietly subverting him. Even Mitch McConnell told him to end the shutdown.


Hey, with all the free time he has in being a figurehead, maybe he can work on his waistline.
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RE: So, no second term for Trump?
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I'd wait to see what happens in the vote to oppose the emergency declaration on The Wall before drawing those conclusions. The Speaker said she will bring it up for a vote in the House, and when it passes the law triggers an automatic vote in the Senate. Which means everyone will be on the record about it. I'm not convinced there's 66% opposition to the emergency declaration in either house. It may have the net effect of shoring up support for Trump in this Congress, while forcing people to take an unpopular position that could hurt them in the next election.

I'd also say that Trump is still the axis around which American politics is turning (which I guess makes the White House staff the eyewall). While the Green New Deal and other policy proposals are out there in non-binding resolution form, the majority of the news is Trump doing stuff and people reacting to it.
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RE: So, no second term for Trump?
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yeah don't count your chickens and all that Trump's 289 accomplishments (not counting the wall) is likely to keep him in office, the Republicans in the Senate and take back the House. Here is the list per the Washington Examiner

Partial list Wrote:
Economic Growth
  • 4.2 percent growth in the second quarter of 2018.

  • For the first time in more than a decade, growth is projected to exceed 3 percent over the calendar year.

Jobs
  • 4 million new jobs have been created since the election, and more than 3.5 million since Trump took office.

  • More Americans are employed now than ever before in our history.

  • Jobless claims at lowest level in nearly five decades.

  • The economy has achieved the longest positive job-growth streak on record.

  • Job openings are at an all-time high and outnumber job seekers for the first time on record.

  • Unemployment claims at 50 year low

  • African-American, Hispanic, and Asian-American unemployment rates have all recently reached record lows.
    • African-American unemployment hit a record low of 5.9 percent in May 2018.
    • Hispanic unemployment at 4.5 percent.
    • Asian-American unemployment at record low of 2 percent.
  • Women’s unemployment recently at lowest rate in nearly 65 years.
    • Female unemployment dropped to 3.6 percent in May 2018, the lowest since October 1953.
  • Youth unemployment recently reached its lowest level in more than 50 years.
    • July 2018’s youth unemployment rate of 9.2 percent was the lowest since July 1966.
  • Veterans’ unemployment recently hit its lowest level in nearly two decades.
    • July 2018’s veterans’ unemployment rate of 3.0 percent matched the lowest rate since May 2001.
  • Unemployment rate for Americans without a high school diploma recently reached a record low.
  • Rate for disabled Americans recently hit a record low.
  • Blue-collar jobs recently grew at the fastest rate in more than three decades.
  • Poll found that 85 percent of blue-collar workers believe their lives are headed “in the right direction.”
    • 68 percent reported receiving a pay increase in the past year.
  • Last year, job satisfaction among American workers hit its highest level since 2005.
  • Nearly two-thirds of Americans rate now as a good time to find a quality job.
    • Optimism about the availability of good jobs has grown by 25 percent.
  • Added more than 400,000 manufacturing jobs since the election.
    • Manufacturing employment is growing at its fastest pace in more than two decades.
  • 100,000 new jobs supporting the production & transport of oil & natural gas.
That is just a couple of the things his policies have done for us. Labster is right to wait and see, but i'm optimistic over 2020 because the Democrats have really stuck both their feet in the muck with this lean even further towards Socialism, and with as much as they seem to be racing to the left to appease the younger vote crowd, they are going to likely drive off the older, more conservative democrats who will either not vote, or vote for Trump and the Republicans
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