'Trump has hijacked the election': House Republicans in panic mode

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POLITICO—Worries deepen that Trump's charged immigration rhetoric will cost the GOP more seats.

'Trump has hijacked the election,' House Republicans complain. Poor, poor House Republicans. They’re staring down the barrel of big losses on Tuesday, and the president, whose water they’ve carried so eagerly, is turning his back on them. Speaker Paul Ryan has called Donald Trump to beg him to talk about the economy, Politico reports, but even though Trump usually jumps at the chance to take credit for the economy left to him by former President Barack Obama, this time around he’s way too involved in hate-mongering about immigrants to shift focus. “Trump...