Trump an 'asset' but still 'hard' for GOP to keep House: Former Trump adviser

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2:01 | 08/12/18

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So I'll get back to the mid terms Marc short the president's predicting a giant red we wave Kellyanne Conway said it could happen come. John I think it'll be hard for Republicans this fall for lots of reasons one is that you have more chairman are retiring Republican place term limits on their chairman. Second you also other guy Americans like divided government that is a fact that we have to realize. But I do think the presents an asset for that is most this campaigns the reason being is there's a gap between voters were trumped voters. And those who support Republicans in congress the president needs help try to close that gap as best spots Republicans lose the house I think you'll be hard it'll be hard for Republicans this November to maintain a majority house that they could pick up seats in the senate. But and I think the presence and assets this campaign's. We have candidates Democrats have candidates and all 435. Districts. They're enthusiastic. They are passionate they out raise in their Republicans. And I'm proud of the enthusiasm mark I just wanna say something. It the president condemned the kkk and in 2017. Following Heather r.'s death he should do it again in 2018 and beyond. Red wave and EC only read wait I see coming as the red tie off the coast of Florida that's killing thousands and thousands and thousands of fish. Look I think this that what we just saw last week with a special election tells us. The weight that Donald Trump carries any Republican primary. His endorsement makes a difference whereas Bernie Sanders an endorsement Alexandria passing Cortez endorsement. Did not make a difference there's very few endorsement that make a difference his dust the big question yet to answer it. Will his endorsement and become an albatross around their neck when it comes to general election. The president doesn't mean the president may think what he thinks but the White House they don't think they're actually given. Hold the house today. They say like even when you get him privately doubt the most they'll concede is 5050 I've never heard someone. Active in the political shopper at the top level they would say to me wake and a loose house that what I certainly would be a moral hazard according kind of life. Local state all right that is all the time we have they can or roundtable.

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