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A Trump party without Trump

Author Jesse Lee argues that, without Donald Trump as its leader, the Republican Party has been directionless and concerned only with opposing efforts to address the pandemic and promoting dangerous lies about the 2020 election.

The debate about former, disgraced President Donald Trump’s influence on the direction of the Republican Party tends to be watched now based on isolated Republican primaries. But the real question isn’t whether he is influencing their direction, but whether they have any direction at all in his absence.

Just think about the great challenges facing America today. A continuing pandemic, an economic recovery, a climate crisis that we feel and see on the news when we walk out the door, women forced to give up their careers by the millions to care for children or aging parents. Can anybody possibly name what the Republican proposals are to address any of these? You can’t, because there are none.

The above excerpt was originally published in Inside Sources. Click here to view the full article.

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Jesse Lee

Senior Adviser