18 Nov 2022

What the midterms tell us about Trump and America’s future

He’s running again. Donald Trump wants to emulate Grover Cleveland, the only president to leave the White House and return for a second term four years later. That was back in 1892.

And Trump hasn’t been deterred by two impeachments or the ongoing investigations into the Capitol insurrection or his mishandling of government documents.

And he hasn’t been deterred by last week’s Midterm elections – where the red wave of Republican victories never came – and many in his only party blamed him for putting up bad candidates and spouting election lies:

In today’s episode, Patrick Murray, the Director of Monmouth Polling, discusses last week’s results and why the Democrats bucked the historical trends to have a good midterm election.

Producer: Nina Hodgson.


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