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TRUMP effect: GOP takes sizable lead in generic polling ahead of 2018 midterms

(National SentinelDominance: If you believed polls from last year and earlier this year, the Democrats were expected to win back control of Congress in a “blue wave” that would sweep the GOP from power and set up President Donald Trump’s impeachment.



Now many of those same polls are showing something vastly different.

Call it the “Trump effect.”

According to a new tracking poll from Reuters, Republicans have taken a six-point lead over Democrats ahead of the midterm elections in November.

For the week ending May 20th, Republicans were up by 40.7 percent to Democrats’ 34.5 percent.

It seems as though “hate” and “socialism” and “impeachment” are not winning campaign slogans.

Breitbart noted further:


While House prospects remain turbulent for the GOP, Senate chances–given the map of who’s up for re-election this year–remain much more promising for President Trump’s party.

At least ten Democrats face re-election to U.S. Senate seats in states that President Trump won in 2016, including states he won with commanding victories over Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton. Republicans have just a couple of seats that are in potential jeopardy of loss to the Democrats, in Arizona and Nevada, but Republicans have pickup opportunities in West Virginia, Montana, Missouri, Florida, Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Ohio, and North Dakota.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that if polling is correct, Republicans can expect to pick up four-to-six more seats in the Senate, putting the party in a much stronger position to approve Trump nominees and push through his agenda.

Also, POTUS Trump’s approval rating continues to swell. Rasmussen Reports has it back at 50 percent.

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