Is The GOP Going After Trump?


According to our friends at POLITICO there are members of the Republican who want no part of Donald Trump as their 2016 Presidential nominee. This despite the fact that Trump has been the front runner for almost six months and has a overwhelming lead in all of the polls as well as is the prohibitive favorite in at least 48 states.

The exclusive except form the POLITICO story give you an idea about how some in the party feel a Trump nomination could damage the GOP.

A Republican National  delivered a call-to-arms against Donald Trump during a closed-door GOP meeting on Thursday, urging his colleagues to take a forceful stand against those who he said are destroying the party’s brand.

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At a breakfast at the RNC winter meeting, Holland Redfield, an RNC committeeman who represents the minority-rich Virgin Islands, rose to address party Chairman Reince Priebus. In the five-minute impromptu speech, a video recording of which Redfield provided to POLITICO, Redfield did not explicitly mention Trump’s name. But he made clear that angry voices in the party pose a grave threat to the GOP’s future, and expressed alarm at what he described as crushing pressure to play nice.

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