Trump fever unbroken amid blue ripple in US midterm elections


The US midterm elections did not lead to a broad rejection of Trumpism. Instead, by taking the House, Democrats scored a must-win as the GOP gained Senate seats. Trump fever is still burning hot, writes Michael Knigge. On this US election day, two years after Donald Trump won the presidency, there were no more rationalizations. No one could claim that President Trump was mostly all talk and little action. No one could posit that a Republican-controlled Congress led by experienced legislators would guide and, if necessary, rein in the novice in the White House. And no one could argue that the weight of the presidential office or administrative officials, the so-called adults in the room would prevent Trump from acting upon his worst impulses…

Read more : Deutsche Welle, 07.11.2018