Liberals could force Democrats to cede the law and order issue to President Trump. This would give him a devastating additional punch to go with his growing economic one. Effectively, it would give him peace and prosperity to use against Democrats in 2020.
While the Obama administration was joyous over its nuclear deal with Iran, they paid little or no attention to Iran's efforts supporting terrorists in the Middle East and their increasingly active involvement in the Syrian civil war. Warnings from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fell on deaf ears at the Obama White House, where he was regarded as an annoyance and undertook efforts to unseat him in the Israeli elections.