ANALYSIS: Republican strategists say Democrats virtually certain to win House in 2018

Prominent Republicans say privately Democrats virtually certain to win House.

Prominent Republicans are now saying privately that Democrats are virtually certain to win control of the House of Representatives.

Another prominent Republican strategist working on the midterm elections went further, telling ABC News point-blank that Republicans will lose the House and that this prospect unlikely to change.

“The only question is whether Democrats win narrowly by picking up 25 seats or whether it is a blowout of more than 35 seats,” the strategist told me.

One Republican close to Trump predicted that not only will there be impeachment hearings but that the prospects for the president would be grim.