New Study Shows Rich CEO’s Are Buying the Republican Party

Make no mistake, rich people love the GOP — and their tax cuts.

According to a new study reported by Axios this morning, super-rich CEO’s of big corporations have been flooding the Republican Party with contributions. 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

Trump’s 2020 Prospects Collapse As He Appeases the GOP Right Wing

Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election prospects continue to collapse as he is making moves to appease the extreme right-wing of the Republican Party.

Although he insanely claimed to have won the presidency in 2016 by a massive landslide, the truth is he barely won the electoral college, and lost the popular vote by a large margin. 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

MSNBC’s Mika Warns Republicans About Serving as Trump’s ‘Fixer’

Mika and Joe on CPAC speech

Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski told Donald Trump’s GOP enablers this morning that they should heed Michael Cohen’s warning about serving as “fixers” for the leader of their party.

In his congressional testimony on Wednesday, the former Trump Organization attorney warned Trump’s supporters they would end up in the same position as he was in if they continue to blindly follow the president. And Brzezinski said Republicans should believe what Cohen had to say. Otherwise, she emphasized, “this ends badly:” read more

GOP Strategist: Trump Has Killed the Republican Party

Rick Tyler on MSNBC

Appearing on MSNBC, GOP strategist Rick Tyler said he was extremely upset at what he heard from Donald Trump during his speech at CPAC. But even more disturbing, Tyler said, was the enthusiastic reception the president was received from the crowd. As the National Spokesman and Communications Director for Cruz for President, Rick was a senior member of Senator Ted Cruz’s 2016 campaign team. read more

Ocasio-Cortez: ‘In the Republican Party, there’s a hostage situation’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) says in a new interview in Rolling Stone Magazine that there is a “hostage situation” in the Republican Party.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez talks about experiencing sexism, her social media presence, dealing with controversy, Bernie Sanders' advice and more https://t.co/L9nUfctpxd #WomenShapingtheFuture pic.twitter.com/YKp7h9KAgw read more

Trump’s Shutdown Is Now Causing Republicans to Panic

At midnight on Friday Trump’s disastrous shutdown entered its fifth week. Although the president himself is immune to the financial consequences, many millions of Americans are not immune, and are starting to suffer. We are hearing reports of federal workers being evicted from their homes, going to soup kitchens, and selling off their possessions at pawn shops and on Craigslist. read more

Mulvaney and Other Advisers Tell Trump to Stand Firm on Shutdown

Newly-appointed acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is advising Donald Trump to stand firm in his shutdown negotiations with Democrats. Mulvaney and other Trump advisers are telling the president he should not accept any deal from Democrats that does not include fully funding his plans for a border wall with Mexico. read more

By Becoming Trump’s Party, the GOP Will Be Destroyed in 2020

It just became official: the Republican Party is now the party of Donald Trump, which will probably result in disaster for them in the 2020 elections.

POLITICO is reporting that the GOP has basically re-branded itself as the “Trump Party:” read more

Shutdown Threat, Obamacare Ruling Will Destroy the Republican Party

The Republican Party is a shipwreck. The entire party is facing a disaster of historic proportions, and its members don’t even see it.

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Republicans in Congress Are in Turmoil, Thanks to Trump

Republicans in Congress are expecting a partial government shutdown, “just in time for Christmas,” but they would probably rather have a lump of coal.

President Trump’s harmful comments at a White House meeting with congressional Democrats on Tuesday about how he would accept blame for a shutdown have made the partial shutdown scenario much more likely. And GOP members of Congress are not happy about it. read more

Former RNC Chairman: Trump’s Racism Has Taken Over the GOP

Michael Steele, a former chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC) knows a lot about racism. He is an African American himself, and he has always been loyal to his party. But when it comes to racism, he refuses to stay silent. read more

Trump Has Destroyed the GOP Coalition With His White Nationalism

The organization formerly known as The Republican Party does not exist anymore. Donald Trump has destroyed it.

With his appeal to racism, white supremacists and white nationalism he has transformed the Grand Old Party. It is no longer a conservative organization of affluent and educated voters. It is now a party of angry white people who have a chip on their shoulders and believe they are the victims of a global, multicultural world. read more

Desperate GOP Is Abandoning Its Own Doomed Incumbents

This is something you rarely see in congressional elections: a national party abandoning its own incumbents with just weeks to go before the election takes place.

But that is exactly what the National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) is doing to Republican candidates — including incumbents — right now. They are pulling the plug on spending for these candidates who are so far behind in the polls that they have decided they have no chance to win. read more

GOP Called a ‘Criminal Enterprise’ While Leaders Go AWOL

What’s bad for Donald Trump is bad for the Republican Party, and yesterday was a horrible day for Donald Trump.

Republicans are suffering because they have allowed Trump to do a hostile takeover of their party. And now, like it or not, when people think of the Grand Old Party they think of Trump. read more

Trump’s Support Is Much Weaker Than It Seems, New Study Shows

For people who dislike Donald Trump one of the most puzzling things about today’s political environment is the reportedly high approval level he still enjoys among Republicans. But a new study from Cornell University shows that approval rating polls are misleading and the president is not nearly as popular as we have been led to believe. read more

Study Shows Swing Voters Will Be the Ones to Create a Blue Wave in 2018

A new study of voting attitudes and preferences shows that the key to this year’s midterm elections will be so-called “swing voters” and not the voters who are historically partisan in favor of either Democrats or Republicans. read more

Bannon Creates Chaos: Says Koch Brothers are ‘Con Artists’

In a new interview with The Hill, Steve Bannon has inserted himself into some of the biggest controversies and conflicts facing the Republican Party as it heads into the midterm elections. And with his track record of stirring up the pot, it is certain that Bannon will continue to disrupt the status quo while also seeking to increase his own political influence. read more