Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Memo: Trump allies want to turn midterms into ‘impeachment referendum’


Getting our side motivated to go to the polls is all that matters.
The Hill reports influential figures close to President Trump want to make the midterm elections a referendum on his performance — and on his possible impeachment.

The people advancing this view are mostly veterans of the 2016 campaign, including Trump’s first campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, former deputy campaign manager David Bossie and Trump’s erstwhile chief strategist Stephen Bannon, The Hill has learned.

Democratic enthusiasm in the elections is likely to be sky-high, given the broad liberal antipathy to the president. The best way to counteract that, the cadre of loyalists believe, is to make the stakes high enough to draw hordes of conservative voters to the polls.


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