Whether he is just as lucky for the rest of his legal battles will be the true test of the strength of his Teflon shield.
The far harder question for conservatives is how do you make anything stick to the new Teflon president?
Even typically Teflon partners will melt if you apply too much heat in workaday dealings.
untouched by scandal despite evidence of being involved
Reagan was called the 'Teflon president' by Jimmy Carter.
commercially important synthetic polymer, 1945, proprietary name registered in U.S. by du Pont, from chemical name (poly)te(tra)fl(uoroethylene) + arbitrary ending -on; popularized as a coating of non-stick pans in 1960s; metaphoric extension, especially in reference to U.S. President Ronald Reagan, is attested from an Aug. 2, 1983, speech on the floor of Congress by Pat Schroeder.