Friday, October 19, 2018

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Trend: Trump's Job Approval is Clearly Surging. Why?
Trend: Trump's Job Approval is Clearly Surging.  Why?Fox News is out with a new national poll, and it contains a few morsels that each political party will enjoy.  In terms of toplines, Democrats hold a seven-point advantage on the generic Congressional ballot -- unchanged from the last survey in this series.  That number points to a blue tinted year, but not necessarily an overwhelming wave.  But cutting in the other direction is a clear uptick in the president's overall approval rating:
That (47/51) split (47/52 among likelies) isn't spectacular by any stretch, but it's a net gain of four points and it's pretty strong compared to Trump's typical baseline.  Also, if he's sitting in the mid-to-high 40's nationally, he's definitely above water in some of the red states that are playing host to critical Senate races this cycle.  Some analysts are wondering whether the Fox number is an outlier, but the last four entries in the RCP average have Trump at 45 percent or better, with his average ticking up to a hair over 44 percent.

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Yesterday the White House tweeted: “In today’s Cabinet meeting, President @realDonaldTrump directed each member of his Cabinet to streamline their agency’s budget by 5 percent this fiscal year.” In a similar vein, Donald Trump finds outrageous the amounts of money the American government spends for defense while other countries, our supposed allies, persist in not […]

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Developing now, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
  • The United States and Mexico agreed Thursday on a plan to handle the caravan of migrants heading from Central America to the border, an official told FOX News. President Trump suggested at a Montana rally that Democrats welcome all migrants because they see them as potential voters
  • President Trump conceded that missing Saudi activist Jamal Khashoggi is likely dead as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced that he would not be participating in a Saudi investment conference next week. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recommended that Saudi Arabia be given more time to complete its investigation
  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will testify before lawmakers behind closed doors next week about the reports that he suggested wearing a 'wire' to secretly record Trump and discussed invoking the 25th Amendment to remove him from office
  • Rosie O'Donnell said in an interview that she wants the U.S. military to remove President Trump from office
  • In an exclusive interview with FOX News' Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh predicted Republicans will hold onto the House and Senate in the midterm elections
  • The Mega Millions jackpot has jumped to $970 million before Friday night's drawing