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Republicans warn Trump of 2018 bloodbath – POLITICO

The White House knows the midterm election will probably be bad. Behind the scenes, top aides are scrambling to avoid the worst. A few weeks before Alabama’s special Senate election, President Donald Trump’s handpicked Republican National Committee leader, Ronna Romney McDaniel, delivered a two-page memo to White House chief of …

Anxiety over Trump cuts into House Republicans’ support

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anxiety over Donald Trump spread among congressional Republicans Monday, pushing several to follow House Speaker Paul Ryan’s lead and withhold their support from the divisive billionaire. Ryan himself declared there’s no point in trying to “fake” party unity. “If we go forward pretending that we’re unified, then …