“The numbers fly within the face of any predictions that Donald Trump’s political future is in decline,” mentioned Quinnipiac College Polling Analyst Tim Malloy. “By a considerable majority, Republicans: (1) consider the election was stolen from him, (2) need Trump to run once more, and (3), if they can not vote for Trump, want somebody who agrees with him.”
All that mentioned, Trump being the de facto normal bearer of the celebration might show perilous for the GOP. As we now know, it is solely attainable that Trump and/or members of his interior circle could be criminally indicted by 12 months’s finish—a growth that won’t make the GOP’s path to regaining a majority subsequent 12 months any simpler.
Additionally, whereas two-thirds of Republicans are nonetheless gaga over Trump, almost a 3rd of GOP voters don’t desire him to run and in addition haven’t any illusions about the truth that he misplaced the 2020 election—whilst nearly the complete celebration continues to push the Massive Lie. Trump is polarizing and divisive, and never simply between the 2 events—he additionally divides the Republican Get together towards itself. That is not a dynamic any political strategist needs upon their celebration, regardless of how galvanizing somebody may be for a majority of Republicans.