Published December 21, 2021
Former president Donald Trump continues to have an important influence on national politics despite being out of office for almost a year. His effort to assert dominance and personal control over the Republican Party will be one of the most important political developments to watch as 2022 unfolds.
I started to rank Trump’s endorsements in October. As we approach the end of the year, let’s take a moment to update the list of the crucial races to watch to assess whether he succeeds.
Henry Olsen is a Washington Post columnist and a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.