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Trump’s Resurgence Sparks Concern Among ‘Never Trump’ Republicans

As former President Donald Trump inches closer to securing the GOP’s presidential nomination for the third time, “Never Trump” conservatives find themselves disheartened and concerned about the Republican Party’s future.

Trump’s Resurgence

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The prospect of Trump as the presumptive nominee for the Republican Party has left a group of conservatives who oppose him appalled and pessimistic about the party’s trajectory.

Despite their resistance, Trump’s hold on the GOP seems unshakable.

Trump’s Leadership in the MAGA Movement

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Trump’s influence within the Republican Party has solidified, with many seeing it as a “MAGA party.”

Even those critical of him acknowledge that he is now the leader of the party.

Grim Outlook for Reform

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Prominent voices among “Never Trumpers,” such as former Rep. Joe Walsh, believe that the Republican Party is beyond reform and that its current course is unlikely to change anytime soon.

Calls for a Party Reset

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Some, like strategist Susan Del Percio, argue that the GOP must undergo a significant transformation, although they recognize that such a shift will not occur swiftly.

Challenging Four Years

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The perspective of “Never Trumpers” has been shaped by the tumultuous four years of Trump’s presidency, marked by a series of controversies and events.

2020 Election and False Claims

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In the 2020 election, Trump lost to President Joe Biden by approximately 7 million votes. He perpetuated false claims of election fraud, which played a role in inciting the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot. Trump continues to assert these unfounded allegations.

Impeachment and Legal Issues

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Trump faced impeachment twice during his presidency, making him the only president in American history to be twice impeached.

Additionally, in 2023, he was indicted four times, with a total of 91 criminal charges against him. In a separate civil trial in May, he was found liable for the sexual abuse of writer E. Jean Carroll.

Trump’s Momentum in the GOP

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Despite the controversies and legal troubles, Trump has garnered significant support on his path to the GOP nomination.

His decisive victory in the Iowa caucuses and the subsequent endorsement from Florida Governor Ron DeSantis underscore his dominance.

Challenges for GOP Rivals

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Republican figures like Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis face an uphill battle in their bids for the presidential nomination, with Trump consistently outpacing them in polls.

Trump’s Expected Nomination

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Virtually everyone following the race believes that Trump is the inevitable GOP nominee for the 2024 election.

Seeking Electoral Defeats for Change

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Many “Never Trumpers,” including GOP operative John ‘Mac’ Stipanovich, see electoral defeats for the Republican Party as the most plausible catalyst for change.

Trump’s Uncertain Prospects

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Trump’s chances of defeating Biden in the general election are far from certain. Polls on a potential Biden-Trump rematch indicate a close race, with Trump holding a slim lead in The Hill/DDHQ average.

Silver Lining for ‘Never Trumpers’

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Despite their concerns, “Never Trumpers” believe that once Trump secures the nomination, voters will pay more attention to the November choice, which could favor Biden.

The GOP’s Identity Crisis

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The “Never Trump” camp contends that Trump’s approach during the primaries reflects the Republican Party’s decline and worries about its willingness to nominate him once again.

The Conservative Critique

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“Never Trumpers” argue that Trump’s actions, characterized by egotism, favoritism, and disregard for norms, deviate from conservative principles and erode the GOP’s identity.

The Longing for a Bygone GOP

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Some lament the loss of the Republican Party’s conservative values, contrasting it with the Trump era, which they deem incongruous with their beliefs.

Resistance Within the GOP

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Opposition to Trump within today’s GOP is seen by some, like former Congressman Joe Walsh, as detrimental to one’s political career.

The Future of ‘Never Trumpers’

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Many Republicans critical of Trump maintain a low profile and hope for a day when Trump’s influence wanes within the party.

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