Pros and Cons
The most controversial and divisive president in modern American history, Donald Trump won 53% of the vote among people 50 and older in 2016, according to AARP, although older voters also helped Democrats secure some down-ballot seats. According to the New Yorker, he'll have to retain the older vote to win again — but many polls show this key voting block slipping away from the president. Here's a look at how Trump's first-term policies have helped and hurt the demographic that helped bring him to power and that could decide the election for him again in the fall.
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