The Republican Party is in shambles, all thanks to Donald Trump. Trump spent his entire presidential campaign making the GOP look like a joke, and his presidency is making it look like even more of a circus. Now that Trump’s Russia scandal is reaching maximum levels of incriminating information and chaos, the Republican Party is being broken apart and top conservatives are refusing to stand by the corrupt POTUS.
Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), was the perfect example of a Republican who is on his last straw with Trump. In an interview with Fox News, Gowdy blasted Trump and his administration for their lies and secrecy. He said:
If you had a contact with Russia, tell the special counsel about it! Don’t wait until the New York Times figures it out!….Someone needs to get everyone in a room and say, from the time you saw ‘Dr. Zhivago’ until the moment you drank vodka with a guy named Boris, you list every single contact with Russia.”
Gowdy also lamented the fact that Trump’s scandal has taken much of the GOP’s attention from issues that they should be focusing on, making it nearly impossible to get anything done. He also defended the media for keeping the spotlight on Trump and his scandals, despite how damaging it is to Trump and the Republican Party. Gowdy correctly stated that Trump is completely at fault:
There is a political component to it, which is: Here you are in mid-July asking me about Russia, and it’s not your fault that you’re doing it, but that’s how another week is starting here, so that’s a political concern. You’re not here to ask me about infrastructure or tax reform or anything about that.”
Republicans already know that Trump has severely diminished their chances for a 2018 win, so the only thing left to do is distance themselves from him as the President of the United States crashes and burns his administration to the ground. The GOP has never been more fragmented, but they only have themselves to thank.
You can watch Gowdy slam Trump below:
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