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Establishment Republicans Lost the House, Not Trump

Establishment Republicans Lost the House in the 2018 Elections, Not President Trump Let’s look at the Establishment Republicans and their scorecard in the 2018 Congressional elections for the House of Representatives. Some analysts have claimed that President Trump was responsible for losing control of the House to the Democrats. That’s simply not true. Remember Establishments Republicans generally did not enthusiastically endorse President Trump or his conservative, populist policies. The numbers are now available. Republicans gave up 42 incumbent seats in the House due to retirements and resignations. There were 28 Republicans that retired and 14 Republicans that resigned. All 42…

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