Over 120 anti-Trump Republicans discussing forming new political party

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Do you think Trump will have enough support for that? I was surprised when Fox News turned their back on him, if you don’t have at least some part of ‘legitimate’ media on your side you’re pretty much hooped. He still has a lot of legal problems to deal with now that he doesn’t have the protection that the presidency gave him, and the CNNs and the MSNs will be chomping at the bit to drag him through the muck there. It was Trump himself that showed us what control of the media can do for you, and he has lost a lot of that with his antics since the election.
 

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He really united the country guys..

Over 120 anti-Trump Republicans discussing forming new political party​


Republican officials, who view the party as unwilling to stand up to former U.S. President Donald Trump and his attempts to undermine U.S. democracy, are in talks to form a center-right breakaway party.

The early stage discussions include former elected Republicans, former officials in the Republican administrations of Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush and Trump, ex-Republican ambassadors and Republican strategists, the people involved say.

More than 120 of them held a Zoom call last Friday to discuss the breakaway group, which would run on a platform of “principled conservatism,” including adherence to the Constitution and the rule of law — ideas those involved say have been trashed by Trump.

Remind me how many parties y'all got again?
 

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Romney and their ike should just join the Democrat Party..

...and the Trump Republicans will take the White House, House and Senate in 2024
Why would they when they can only get elected as Republicans , the only way to rid the Rinos is by primary . It is not easy in most cases to primary the incumbent . The Democrats have the same problem in reverse but true none the less .
 
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Do you think Trump will have enough support for that? I was surprised when Fox News turned their back on him, if you don’t have at least some part of ‘legitimate’ media on your side you’re pretty much hooped. He still has a lot of legal problems to deal with now that he doesn’t have the protection that the presidency gave him, and the CNNs and the MSNs will be chomping at the bit to drag him through the muck there. It was Trump himself that showed us what control of the media can do for you, and he has lost a lot of that with his antics since the election.
Trumps only problem is his age , although he is a workaholic and seems to run like a train four years is a long time at his age . He did and has caught the attention of the American voter like few before him .
 

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I ain't sure 120 votes is gonna be enough to swing an election, except maybe for the Tuktoyuktuk City Counci
There’s no arguing with that. What impresses me is that despite his considerable collection of shortcomings his supporters will flatly refuse to give them a moment’s thought.
Because he lived up to his promises , not many politicians can say that .
 
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Do you think Trump will have enough support for that? I was surprised when Fox News turned their back on him, if you don’t have at least some part of ‘legitimate’ media on your side you’re pretty much hooped. He still has a lot of legal problems to deal with now that he doesn’t have the protection that the presidency gave him, and the CNNs and the MSNs will be chomping at the bit to drag him through the muck there. It was Trump himself that showed us what control of the media can do for you, and he has lost a lot of that with his antics since the election.
Nope he will reform the Rep. party
 
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Because he lived up to his promises , not many politicians can say that .
Such as? The US economy was headed for the tank before the plague hit, and his complete bumbling of that crisis says it all. He was more concerned with his own image than the safety of Americans. Add to that all his nutball moves since the election and it sounds like pie in the sky to think he will ever regain his past popularity among anyone other than the furthest fringes of the far right.
 

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He did more on the Covid front then given credit for , the disasters came in N.Y. and California, both led by Democrats , who failed to protect their citizens . As for the economy it was roaring along full ore with no evidence of slowing . Saying something doesn’t make it true . But whatever 74,000,000 Americans thought enough of his preformance to cast a vote for him and they aren’t going anywhere soon .
 

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The economy under Trump simply carried on trends established under Obama, but did so by squandering pockets of strength they inherited. Business investment plummeted, labour rights were undermined, and his much-vaunted tax cuts went to the rich who didn’t need them and just banked the money anyways. The pandemic just accelerated what Trump had started.
 

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Yes sure buddy, by reversing green off shoring economic policies initiated by obama, it's obama's fault the economy improved under trump, but when biden continues those green china luvin' obama policies, the economy immediately collapses.

Economists agree: Trump, not Obama, gets credit for economy​


Trump’s Economy Really Was Better Than Obama’s​

At least until the pandemic, the president’s unconventional policy got unprecedented results.

Sorry Obama, But It's Trump's Economic Boom, Not Yours​

No, Joe, There Was No Economic Boom Under Obama​



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LIE -BARRELS!!!
(Now make with the CNN Russian collusion evidence type links dood!!)

Too funny!
 
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The economy under Trump simply carried on trends established under Obama, but did so by squandering pockets of strength they inherited. Business investment plummeted, labour rights were undermined, and his much-vaunted tax cuts went to the rich who didn’t need them and just banked the money anyways. The pandemic just accelerated what Trump had started.
Can I have a puff of what you're smoking?
 

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The economy under Trump simply carried on trends established under Obama, but did so by squandering pockets of strength they inherited. Business investment plummeted, labour rights were undermined, and his much-vaunted tax cuts went to the rich who didn’t need them and just banked the money anyways. The pandemic just accelerated what Trump had started.
Sounds good , but is false .
 
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The economy under Trump simply carried on trends established under Obama, but did so by squandering pockets of strength they inherited. Business investment plummeted, labour rights were undermined, and his much-vaunted tax cuts went to the rich who didn’t need them and just banked the money anyways. The pandemic just accelerated what Trump had started.

This is all just common sense, but startling that it even needs to be said.
 

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Trump’s Economic Legacy...

“Economists say Trump’s economic legacy will be defined by his failure in leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic that exacerbated the financial downturn, domestic policies that overwhelmingly benefited the wealthy, and international trade policies that hurt U.S. industry while simultaneously alienating allies.”


There is a pretty big degree of window dressing in articles that portray Trump’s economy as “better than”. It’s hard to draw direct comparisons between Obama’s presidency and Trump’s, there are a couple of big points to connsider. Obama inherited an economy in a shambles given the financial crisis that occurred under Bush’s watch and left iit trending upwards, while Trump is doing quite the opposite, inherited the upwards trends from Obama and leaving it in a shambles. The position that we can only measure Trump’s performance up to the beginning of the pandemic is more than a little biased as it was his total lack of leadership in pandemic response that brought the US to where it is now economically. But even up to the beginning of the pandemic his policies were questionable. He ran the national debt up by 40% after promising to bring it down, the foreign trade deficit is larger than before despite his promises to reverse that, and his tax cuts promised to the “working man” went to the rich.
 
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