5 thoughts on “Trump’s worst nightmare

  1. Girrl says:

    “Next year’s Congress will include a record number of women, while the incoming freshman class will also boast a number of firsts: The first two Native American women. The first Somali-American lawmaker. The first two Muslim women. The first Palestinian-American woman.” https://thehill.com/homenews/house/416564-historic-class-storms-capitol “At least 129 women were elected to serve in Congress next year — up from 112 this current session, according to Quorum, a legislative tracking company. That includes 35 new women in the House and three in the Senate.
    Yet even after the “Year of the Woman,” women will only make up 24 percent of Congress, which is far less than the overall population, which is about 50 percent female.
    And the gender gap between Democrats and Republicans is set to widen even further, with the GOP on track to lose 10 of its female lawmakers, or nearly half.
    [However, Republican] California congressional candidate Young Kim appears poised to become the first Korean-American woman elected to Congress. She is leading a too-close-to-call race to replace retiring Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.).”

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