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GOP Leaders Are In Full Panic Mode As Midterms Approach, Blaming Trump’s ‘Chaos’ For Their Troubles

Republican leaders and pollsters are completely panicking as the midterm elections get closer and closer. According to The New York Times, “tensions are rising between the White House and congressional Republicans.”

According to the Times, congressional Republicans are blaming Trump’s ongoing scandals and chaos for overshadowing the economic numbers.

Republican leaders are growing more and more frustrated with the president and his daily outbursts on Twitter.

“This is very much a referendum on the president,” explained Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK). “If we had to fight this campaign on what we accomplished in Congress and on the state of the economy, I think we’d almost certainly keep our majority.”

Glen Bolger, a top GOP pollster at work on several high profile races, Trump is the GOP’s biggest problem heading into the midterms.

“People think the economy is doing well, but that’s not what they’re voting on — they’re voting on the chaos of the guy in the White House,” he told the Times, adding that he fully believes that Republicans will likely to lose the House, where up to 60 seats currently held by Republicans are being fiercely contested.

According to the Times, “Republican strategists say Mr. Trump is alienating a sizable bloc of moderate and Republican-leaning voters who favor right-of-center economic policies but recoil from the president.”

“There’s 15 percent of the electorate that’s happy with the direction of the country but angry with the president,” explained Corry Bliss, who runs the Congressional Leadership Fund.

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