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Sat Jul 4, 2020, 03:27 PM

WaPo: "On Capitol Hill, some Republicans fret -- mostly privately, to avoid his wrath..."

On Capitol Hill, some Republicans fret — mostly privately, to avoid his wrath — that Trump’s fixation on racial and other cultural issues leaves their party running against the currents of change. Coupled with the coronavirus pandemic and related economic crisis, these Republicans fear he is not only seriously impairing his reelection chances but also jeopardizing the GOP Senate majority and its strength in the House.

“The Senate incumbent candidates are not taking the bait and are staying as far away from this as they can,” said Scott Reed, a veteran Republican operative and chief strategist at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has invested heavily in keeping GOP control of the Senate. “The problem is this is no longer just Trump’s Twitter feed. It’s expanded to the podium, and that makes it more and more difficult for these campaigns.



Activists and members of different Native American tribes protest Friday outside of Mount Rushmore in Keystone, S.D., ahead of President Trump’s arrival. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)


Trump has all but ignored the outcry and remains convinced that following his own instincts on race and channeling the grievances of his core base of white voters will carry him to victory against former vice president Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, according to a White House official and an outside Trump adviser who requested anonymity to speak candidly.

“It’s the 2016 campaign all over again, when we had the Muslim ban and the wall, just add Confederate statues,” the outside adviser said.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-racism-white-nationalism-republicans/2020/07/04/2b0aebe6-bbaf-11ea-80b9-40ece9a701dc_story.html

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Reply WaPo: "On Capitol Hill, some Republicans fret -- mostly privately, to avoid his wrath..." (Original post)
Miles Archer Jul 2020 OP
Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2020 #1
Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2020 #2
Miles Archer Jul 2020 #5
JHB Jul 2020 #3
abqtommy Jul 2020 #4
regnaD kciN Jul 2020 #6
Lock him up. Jul 2020 #7

Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Jul 4, 2020, 03:29 PM

1. Electoral death-bed conversions against tRump by enablers must be exposed & shamed. . . . nt

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Sat Jul 4, 2020, 03:30 PM

2. Deplorables vote for him in large numbers because he hates the people they hate just as hard. . nt

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #2)

Sat Jul 4, 2020, 03:32 PM

5. And, he hates THEM as well.

I'll never understand the whole "He CARES about us, he's ONE of us" MAGAt mythology.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Jul 4, 2020, 03:31 PM

3. Republican Party Symbol (updated)

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Jul 4, 2020, 03:32 PM

4. Hey reTHUGS, cultists and suck-o-phants : it's too late for you to be fretting about tRUMP now.

You should've been fretting in 2015 when you decided to run tRUMP for office knowing that he'd destroy this country, its people, himself, you and your party too...

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Jul 4, 2020, 04:59 PM

6. Let them be "troubled" and "concerned" in their retirement...

...after this coming November. #VoteOutEveryRepublican

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Jul 4, 2020, 05:58 PM

7. But they're all fine with their un-indicted-yet criminal caught on tape...

... conspiring with his former lawyer (who recorded it without his knowledge and who's been sentenced to jail for it, even if he's temporarily out of it due to the virus).

All ookie-dookie with them.


KARMA is just waiting in line.


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