Anti-Trump Republican Group Will Spend $4 Million on “Project Orange Crush” Ads in Florida

A group of Republicans opposed to Donald Trump’s reelection plans to spend almost $4 million on ads in Florida aimed at convincing wavering voters to back Joe Biden.

Republican Voters Against Trump (RVAT) will run two ads in the crucial swing state in October as part of what they’re calling “Project Orange Crush.” The initial spend will approach $4 million. read more

Republican Pollster Fails to Explain What the Party Stands for: “There Is No Consistent Philosophy”

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A longtime Republican pollster struggled to explain what the party stands for under Donald Trump in a recent interview. Frank Luntz seemed blunt in his failure to point to a coherent platform.

Luntz was approached by Politico‘s Tim Alberta as he tried to answer a question about what the GOP stands for in his recent piece. He’s a well-regarded “guru” for the party’s politicians. read more

Hillary Clinton Wonders Why “Complicit” Republicans Don’t Stand Up to Trump

Hillary Clinton doesn’t understand why some of her former Republican colleagues don’t stand up to Donald Trump. The former senator accused them of being “complicit”.

The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate spoke to MSNBC on Friday following Joe Biden’s acceptance speech at their party’s convention. In a wide ranging conversation, she brought up GOP senators she knew. read more

Republicans Are Worried Trump’s Attacks on Mail-In Ballots Will Hurt Their Election Chances

Some Republicans are concerned that Donald Trump’s attacks on mail-in ballots have been too successful and could end up hurting the party in November’s elections.

Trump has repeatedly attacked vote-by-mail and claimed that it’s open to massive voter fraud, including by hostile foreign actors. There is no evidence of this, but his claims seem to be having a real effect on potential GOP voters. read more

Opinion: Impeachment Is The Christmas Present Trump Deserves

Days after Speaker Pelosi led the House to impeach Donald Trump, the president and Republican leaders continue to feel the same sting a child feels when punished.

The fact that impeachment happened before Congress and the President went to their holiday destinations means Donald Trump got the Christmas present he deserved. For once, the return reflected the quality of his decisions and deeds. read more

Beyond Disowning Trump, GOP Apostates Must Be Accountable for History of Exploiting Political Offices at People’s Expense

Joe Scarborough, former Republican but still self-proclaimed conservative host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, has hoisted himself into media and political limelights of late with his popularizing of the moniker “Moscow Mitch” for senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, who has refused to bring to the senate floor for a vote a bill to fund measures to protect U.S. elections from Russian interference. read more

A GOP Disaster Looms in 2020 Due to Trump’s Moves on Social Programs

Donald Trump’s self-destructive decision to try to completely dismantle the Affordable Care Act, as the race for the 2020 election is just beginning, has Republican lawmakers and GOP consultants panicking. They know something that he apparently doesn’t know: that Trump’s moves on healthcare and other social programs will assure that he loses in 2020. And they also will severely harm the chances of all other Republican candidates in next year’s elections. read more

Report: ‘Vengeful Personality Cult’ Blackballs Trump Critics

Republican strategists who have publicly criticized Donald Trump are getting blackballed and losing jobs with GOP candidates, the Daily Beast reports this morning.

According to the report, Republican strategist Rick Tyler, the former top communications aide on Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) political campaign, was fired from his job working for Mississippi Senate candidate Chris McDaniel after the Trump White House complained about hiring him. In particular, the White House threatened to endorse his primary opponent unless he cut Tyler from his payroll. read more