‘The US Midterm elections fall on November 6 and could be highly significant for the future of the Trump administration. The Republican Party would be hoping to maintain their majority in both the Senate and the House of Representatives; however, recent tumultuous events in the US have put this election on a knife edge.’ Lyell analyses the possible impact of recent events on the midterms.
“When Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his resignation from the US supreme court at the end of June, the Republican administration was presented with a rare opportunity to influence America’s highest federal court for decades to come.” John Cooper explores the implications of Trump’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
"For now at least, the only thing which can be said with any certainty is that the President has tested his relationship with one of the most powerful elements of his base, and proven that ultimately, he remains at the disposal of the NRA." Megan Field analyses the consequences of President Trump's recent comments on gun control.