Trump vs. the GOP (redux)

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Republicans are making the effort to embrace Donald Trump, but he is not so it is easy. Just a couple weeks just before the party tactics to coronate Trump as its 2016 standard-bearer along at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, the presumptive nominee is staying up the infighting that has troubled the GOP’s establishment for months.

During the past 48 hours, Trump has abandoned decades of conservative orthodoxy on trade, launched into a battle using the GOP’s traditional business lobby allies and campaign financiers — like the Chamber of Commerce — and slammed his former Republican presidential rivals who have not endorsed him, saying their political careers should be over.

“They broke their word also in my view; they must never be permitted to run for public office again because exactly what did was disgraceful,” Trump said in Bangor, Maine, Wednesday, observing figures like Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who signed a pledge to strengthen the GOP nominee but have still to endorse him Kasich, due to his part, on Wednesday, released a note on his campaign fundraising list highlighting a poll showing him faring better on the list of the general election than Trump.

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Who will show up? Who will pay? The many unknowns of the GOP convention

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A large number of well-known Republicans aren’t turning up. There’s no word yet on who will speak. A growing number of corporate sponsors are taking a pass. Groups of white supremacists and other agitators are in route, even though the official protest routes are frantically being redrawn after being thrown out in court. After which there’s the battle to dethrone the big star.

With significantly less than three weeks to go, Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland is poised to be the most chaotic GOP gathering regarding the modern era.

The candidate, his family and close supporters are anticipated to play starring roles. So will most top congressional leaders. But the majority of Republicans who want to distance themselves from Trump’s incendiary rhetoric are refusing to attend. Past corporate sponsors such as for instance Ford, General Electric and JP Morgan Chase have declined to participate again.

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Who will show up? Who will pay? The many unknowns of the GOP convention

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A large number of well-known Republicans aren’t turning up. There’s no word yet on who will speak. A growing number of corporate sponsors are taking a pass. Groups of white supremacists and other agitators are in route, even though the official protest routes are frantically being redrawn after being thrown out in court. After which there’s the battle to dethrone the big star.

With significantly less than three weeks to go, Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland is poised to be the most chaotic GOP gathering regarding the modern era.

The candidate, his family and close supporters are anticipated to play starring roles. So will most top congressional leaders. But the majority of Republicans who want to distance themselves from Trump’s incendiary rhetoric are refusing to attend. Past corporate sponsors such as for instance Ford, General Electric and JP Morgan Chase have declined to participate again.

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Is the GOP Breaking Up Over Trump?

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The choice of a quantity of well-known Republicans to leave the party as a result of Donald Trump’s ascension to your the top of the ticket could be seen as an endeavor to help simply rebuild the party, some experts say.

Longtime conservative and political columnist George Will said he recently changed his voter registration from Republican to unaffiliated.

Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson that is Republican and served under President George W. Bush wrote in an op-ed in the Washington Post why a Trump presidency is harmful to the country, declaring which he is supposed to be voting for Hillary Clinton this fall.

And Brent Scowcroft, who was the national security adviser to Republican Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, put out a statement supporting Clinton and her “wisdom and experience.” He would not mention Trump by name.

The “Never Trump” movement gathered steam throughout the primaries, and you can still find elected officials who say they support the idea. The recent announcements by party elders could also represent a rebuke of Trump’s campaign.

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