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Why Trump needs an opposition-controlled Congress

Nov 06, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

Almost a year ago, I wrote the following about the best way for President Trump to exit the White House:

Step One - Doug Jones defeating Roy Moore - actually happened despite polling suggesting otherwise. It would seem as if getting a Democrat elected in the state of Alabama is much tougher than a midterm victory for Democrats.

This raises an important question, however: Has the past year changed any of this calculus? After all, the economy looks pretty robust, and the biggest foreig...