Thursday thread: GOP worried Trump will sink them, but powerless to do anything
As death threats against judges and FBI agents increase, polls continue to tank for Trump loyalists. Republican leaders are freaking out.
It’s not as if we haven’t been saying this for a long time, but suddenly Republican strategists — and the media — are seeing Trump as a huge liability for the GOP heading into the mid-term elections.
The candidates Trump put in place are struggling in general election races, both in polling and in fundraising. The search of Mar-a-Lago has catapulted Trump’s ambition to run for president, and he may announce before the mid-terms. That would put this radioactive figure squarely in the middle of a mid-term election in which Democrats are already seeing momentum shift to them.
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