'Y'all go do your thing,' said Michael Steele , who has long been critical of the former president, on Monday morning.
of Trump, said that the internal struggle within the GOP appears to be leaning toward the former president. He noted that polls show that the vast majority of Republican voters still back Trump."I think, from my estimation, it sounds very Trumpian," he said of the conflict.
Former RNC chair Michael Steele urged Trump voters on Monday to leave the GOP to form a new party. Here he appears on SiriusXM's Joe Madison show on May 3, 2017 in Washington, D.C.Larry French/Getty"You've got the national [Republican] leadership making their way down to Mar-a-Lago [Trump's residence in Florida] to confer with Trump," Steele pointed out. The former GOP leader praised Republican Representatives Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Adam Kinzinger of Illinois for taking a stand against the former president's movement.
"And then there's this: the Trump party. And so you have 46 percent of the folks saying that they will follow Trump. I'm like, 'OK, there's the door. Y'all go do your thing and we'll just pick up the pieces on this side and keep moving' and that's the battle," he said. headtopics.comRead more: Newsweek »
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If Trumpetians leave The GOP that would amount to political suicide . I agree. I think it's a fantastic idea for the fascist Republicans to form a new party. There would be no possibility, even with all the voter suppression and election fraud in the world, that they'd win another significant election.
That may in the long run, save the gop. New party or the Trump Party?