Trump allies want to turn midterms into ‘impeachment referendum’

By Niall Stanage of The Hill

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.

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.

The possibility of Democrats pushing for Trump’s impeachment could be just the issue to draw those voters to the polls.

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About Radnor Reports

Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Feltman founded the U.S. and European Conflict Indexes in 1988. The indexes have predicted the winner of every U.S. presidential election beginning in 1988, plus the outcome of several European elections. In May of 2010, the Conflict Index was used by university students in Egypt. The Index predicted the fall of the Mubarak government within the next year.
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