White House gearing up for midterms blitz
The White House is switching into campaign mode as it seeks to protect the GOP’s congressional majorities in 2018.
Republicans face stiff political headwinds ahead of the midterms, with election prognosticators increasingly forecasting a blue wave that could produce the first Democratic-controlled House since 2010.
President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA MORE is gearing up for a fall blitz, with aides saying he plans to hit the campaign trail for Republican candidates four, five or even six days a week starting around Labor Day.
Stepien’s political shop — which does not leak and rarely gives interviews — has attracted criticism from Republicans who say they need to keep a higher profile or be more aggressive.
Speaking with The Hill, Stepien described a White House that has seen a parade of candidates seeking the president’s blessing, with aides vetting candidates for potential endorsements, scheduling fundraisers and mapping out the president’s campaign trips.Read More...