Donald Trump and his supporters thought they won the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation fight.
But then some bad news came in.
And Trump and his supporters will not be happy with what happened.
Republicans See Kavanaugh Bounce Fade
Republicans saw a surge in support after the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation battle.
Americans looked at the Democrats behavior and were disgusted.
Democrats used fake news, hoaxes, smears, and women lying about rape to try and stop Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
Republican voters had been trailing Democrats in voter enthusiasm up to that point.
But getting a taste of how Democrats would act if they were in power inspired Republicans to turn out and vote.
Republicans in key Senate races saw their political fortunes improve.
In key states like Arizona, Georgia, Florida, Indiana, Texas, and Tennessee, Republicans led Democrats in early voting.
But that appears to have changed.
Republican and Democrat strategists both say their internal polling shows the Kavanaugh bounce has faded.
Rob Stutzman – a California Republican operative – told Politico this was the case.
“Clearly the Kavanaugh confirmation was an inflection point to activate the Republican base, and even pull over some Democratic men,” Stutzman said. “But that’s an effect that benefits the Senate and leaves suburban members of Congress stranded. It’s unlikely we won back suburban Orange County voters.”
Democrats Split Over Kavanaugh Hearings
But Democrats contend they also saw a Kavanaugh bounce.
Democrat Pollster Ben Tulchin informed Politico that the Kavanaugh fight helped them in the upscale suburbs where Democrats expect to pick up House seats.
“The Kavanaugh hearings did set us back, but it depended on geography,” he stated. “The more upscale districts, where we’ve done well all cycle, it was to our benefit there, and in more downscale districts with rural pockets, it was a challenge.”
But other Democrats saw the danger the Kavanaugh hearings held for Democrats.
Dan McCready – a Democrat running for Congress in a conservative North Carolina district – ripped the Democrats for their conduct during the hearings in an interview with Politico.
“I think people in North Carolina feel that those hearings were another example of how broken Washington is now,” McCready declared. “For me, putting country over party, Democrats and Republicans working together, that’s the leadership we need right now.”
Donald Trump Makes A Change
Donald Trump recognized that the Kavanaugh bounce could not last forever.
That’s why he made immigration the number one issue in America.
Democrats helped with their support for open borders in the face of the migrant caravan invasion.
Thousands of migrants marched through Central America intending to pour over America’s southern border.
The fake news media claims this isn’t a real threat because the migrant caravan won’t reach our border for weeks.
But it doesn’t matter when they show up.
The simple fact that thousands of migrants think they can walk across America’s southern border is a threat in and of itself.
This is a direct challenge to America’s sovereignty.
If America can’t control her borders, she is no longer a nation.
That’s why Trump is making immigration a central campaign issue.