Is the Republican Party actually coming to terms with President Donald Trump and the challenge he poses to the GOP flame – the party of Abraham Lincoln?
Since 2016 the GOP blazed its support across crises and challenges. Now, with the elections only three months away, it is in what looks like a modest revolt.
First, the White House had to pull the nomination of an ex-army general, Fox News contributor and Trump supporter Retired Army Brigadier General Anthony Tata to become the Department of Defense’s next undersecretary for policy.
Tata was scheduled to testify in front of the committee yesterday but the hearing was pulled at the last minute after several Republican senators jibed at supporting him following claims he had made numerous Islamophobic and offensive comments and promoted conspiracy theories.
In the course of the day, Trump tweeted that he might delay the November 3 elections because of the risk of fraud in mail voting. This brought the house down. Continue reading “Die-hard Republicans are among those who have bridled at Donald’s idea of delaying the election”