OUR VIEWS: LOCAL EFFORTS DESERVE CREDIT FOR THE WITHDRAWAL REVERSAL
September 08, 2018
That said, Trump and 8th District candidate Pete Stauber deserve their credit for getting it done. The congressmen lobbied for the last two years are ultimately powerless without the administration. A voice to advise the president, yes, but it is hard to deny the June visit and a tight congressional race in a swing district didn’t play into the ultimate decision on the withdrawal.