Tim Walberg

Trump's tariffs could help Democrats in midterms

President Donald Trump's recent spate of tariffs are popular among his working-class supporters in Ohio. But his aggressive trade moves could help put a key Senate seat out of reach for his fellow Republicans, undermining the GOP's fight to keep control of Congress in November.

Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown is running for re-election partly by touting his support for the president's aggressive trade strategy and trumpeting his longtime opposition to the North American Free Trade Agreement and other trade deals Trump rails against. That's largely a boon in Ohio, where Trump won by 8 percentage points in 2016.

"I'm working with the president to make these tariffs...

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