In any case, this House/White House opposition is a typical situation in U.S. presidential history, which Trump will now have to get used to.
[D]emocrats expected to win with a blue wave, but instead, drowned in it.
[I]n an unsecure America, Trump is a skilled manager of the business of fear.
The question is whether either Trump or his political opponents possess the self-reflection required to turn the results into a springboard to victory at the 2020 presidential election.
The Democratic tsunami ... has turned out to be a slight swell, important but not enough to leave the president without a mandate.
The president’s base will be energized, his fundraising turbocharged and, crucially, the contrast of ideas that he needs to win will be set up.