Midterm Election Analysis: New Threats and Opportunities
Following Tuesday’s midterm elections, we are dealing with a new political reality in Washington DC. Divided government will lead to legislative gridlock, but Democrats will use every tool at their disposal to hold the Trump Administration accountable and promote agenda. Control of the House gives Democrats the power to block legislation, conduct investigations, hold made-for-TV hearings, subpoena witnesses, compel testimony, and subpoena documents from industry (and subsequently leak them to the media). Congress will be political theater; is your company prepared to be called onstage?
You can read our Midterm Analysis below, which provides a sector-by-sector look at what comes next in Washington DC and breaks down the new key committee chairs in the House of Representatives.