The Memo: Democrats hope Trump will save them from midterm disaster
Democrats know just how bad an environment they face heading into November’s midterm elections but hold out hope from an unlikely quarter: former President Trump.
Democrats believe Trump’s backing of flawed candidates in Republican primaries could saddle the GOP with losers in the general election.
They also hope Trump will retain his status as a powerful motivator of Democratic voters even when he isn’t on the ballot.
Then there is the long shadow of the Jan. 6 insurrection. The House select committee investigating the riot is expected to release a...