His strongest numbers on security, but on the economy he’s not there yet. He’s got to get some things done so the economy grows for everybody … If the republicans don’t get their act together they could lose the house. If they don’t have a growing economy they could lose the house … the republicans really need to get their act together so they can grow the economy, create jobs and make people feel better.
This explains why President Trump was so gung ho on getting his controversial tax cut approved. Trump had all hands on deck, lobbying republican lawmakers to get the tax cut done. He even engaged current economic advisor, Larry Kudlow, to help explain the package to lawmakers on the fence. If the tax cut can keep the economy stable to growing, it could help the republicans in the upcoming mid-term elections.