As President Trump’s approval rating continues to rise after a string of economic and diplomatic successes, Democrats are seeing their midterm advantage shrinking as both parties set their sights on the 2018 elections.
A surprising new poll shows the generic Democratic advantage shrinking to just six points over generic Republicans; the lowest level seen since President Trump’s inauguration in January 2017.
“In the past six months, the generic congressional ballot has been cut in half, from a Democrat lead of roughly 13% in December to about 6% now. While still behind, Republicans are closing the gap, suggesting 2018 may not be the ‘blue wave’ many expect,” writers USA Today.
The stunning survey comes on the heels of a Rasmussen poll that showed President Trump hovering at 50% approval despite months of negative covering surrounding the never-ending Mueller probe.
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