republicans are tethered to trump politically and need to act accordingly

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as president trump passes the 100-day mark of his administration, house republicans should be starting to worry about next year’s midterm elections.the midterms are a referendum on the presidency, and preliminary signs point to problems for the party in power unless things change.trump’s approval ratings, which started low, haven’t budged. he’s in negative territory, with an approval rating of just 43 percent and a disapproval rating of 52 percent, according to the realclearpolitics average. that’s a zone of negativity that, if history holds, could put the gop’s current house majority in jeopardy in 2018.ronald reagan, bill clinton and barack obama all had approval ratings in the low-to-mid 40s at the time of the first midterm elections of their presidencies. their parties all suffered substantial losses. reagan was at 42 percent in 1982, and republicans lost 26 seats. clinton was at 46 percent in 1994, and his party lost 54 seats and control of the house for the first time in four decades. obama was at 45 percent, and democrats lost 63 seats and, again, control of the house.trump got no honeymoon after the contentious 2016 election. he started his presidency less popul......

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