The idea that President Donald Trump should be charged with a campaign finance violation because the payment Michael Cohen made to Stormy Daniels was a campaign expense ignores the way the campaign finance laws have been interpreted.
It’s pretty funny that the Congressional leaders of the Democratic Party, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, were demanding a closed door meeting with President Donald Trump to discuss funding the border wall.
The mainstream media have made much of the fact that the vice president’s Chief of Staff Nick Ayers turned down President Donald Trump’s offer to be his chief of staff. The storyline is that nobody wants to work for Trump.
The Democrats will control the House in the next session of Congress and they have a choice: They can either make a lot of partisan noise and not get anything done or they can attempt to work with the Republicans toward solving some problems.
It’s hard to know how much credence to give to the predictions for the 2018 elections. The polls are notoriously wrong with a heavy Democratic tilt. The theory is that people want to vote for a winner, but I also think that people don’t vote if they think their vote isn’t needed. So it’s a mixed blessing.