In the lead up to the 2016 election, for many, that Hillary Clinton would ride President Obama’s popularity into the Oval Office was a foregone conclusion. Why then, did America end up with President Trump? Anne Daguerre argues that despite Obama’s somewhat successful efforts to save the US economy during the financial crisis nearly a decade ago, Donald Trump was able to capitalize on the downbeat mood of many older white voters who felt that Obama had spent public money on undocumented immigrants, minorities, and the young.
|Media of output||London School of Economics’ (LSE) Phelan United States Centre,|
|Publisher||London School of Economics|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 31 Oct 2017|
- Trump administration
- United States