GOP in bind over Trump as corporate donations freeze

By | January 15, 2021

The Hill reports:

Republicans are in a bind as they consider how to move on from President Trump, who has passionate support from a large chunk of the party but has become completely toxic in the eyes of more traditional Republicans.

Washington Republicans are urging the party to cut ties completely with Trump over his role in the deadly riot that consumed Capitol Hill last week as corporations halt donations.

Some say Trump and his brand can have no future in GOP politics if the party is to survive given his increasingly toxic image with women, suburban voters, moderates and independents.

Yet Trump maintains undying loyalty from at least a third of Republicans, and he would be the overwhelming favorite to win the GOP presidential primary if it were held today. [Continue reading…]