Trump’s trade policies could survive Democratic victory
Donald Trump kept telling Americans to pretend he was on the ballot Tuesday and it appears they did. Whether that mobilized more Republicans or Democrats to vote is tough to tell.
The Democrats won back control of the House of Representatives, but oh so narrowly. The “blue wave” predicted by some polls was more of a trickle.
Even so, the result means the Republicans have lost their stranglehold on Congress just two years into the Trump administration. The ramifications for the president are real. He will face hurdles enacting major goals of his presidency — from building that wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, to implementing more tax cuts, to ratifying the new North American trade deal.Read more here.