Loyalty to Trump May Cost the GOP Senate Control in 2020

The battle for control of the U.S. Senate in 2020 may be decided in the cornfields of Iowa.

Incumbent Republican Senator Joni Ernst is a rising star in the GOP and her seat is supposed to be safe. But nothing is safe for Republicans now, after Donald Trump’s trade war. Trump’s tariffs have caused massive financial problems for Iowa farmers who have depended on exports to China to stay solvent. read more

Most Americans are Worried and Disapprove of Trump on Trade

Although President Donald Trump on Monday prematurely bragged about a new trade agreement between the US and Mexico, nothing has really been accomplished yet. This is just one more example of how Trump makes announcements of his supposed accomplishments which simply are not true. There is no new trade deal with Mexico, just as there is no “denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula. read more