President Trump is confidently predicting a “Red Wave” in such a year’s midterm elections, in advance of a bellwether special congressional election coming up in Ohio tomorrow.
In that race — transpiring almost exactly ninety days out of the national midterms — GOP candidate state Sen. Troy Balderson is vying to have an open House seat in central Ohio against Democrat Danny O’Connor, a county official.
But despite Trump’s bluster on Twitter yesterday, polls have shown the race in what’s ordinarily a safely red district to be a statistical dead heat. A Democratic victory there’d ratchet up already mounting Republican fears that a minumum of one of the two chambers of Congress could turn blue following Nov. 6 general elections.
Trump swung by way of the area Saturday night to rally Republicans behind Balderson, highlighting the country’s strong economic growth since Trump was elected. Obama made the pitch that candidates should hitch themselves to him and train on the populist “America First” platform that won him the 2016 presidential race.
Trump continued in this vein yesterday afternoon, tweeting out, “We’re also winning on nearly every front.”
That digital missive came hrs following president celebrated day 1 of his weeklong vacation at a different Jersey club set he owns by unleashing numerous tweets whacking at fan favorites: the “FAKE NEWS!” media and “Rigged Witch Hunt” special-counsel investigation into his administration. Vehicles touted his tariff policies and some approval numbers.
Trump didn’t circle time for his criticism of basketball star Lebron, who a couple of days earlier he tweeted was stupid after James slammed obama during an interview about the charter school he’s opening. Younger crowd avoided this issue in the Balderson rally, which was held just over 100 miles from the Ohio favorite James’ home of Akron, where new school shall be.
Herald wire services triggered this report.
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