Trump arrived on the scene during a perfect storm

clip_image002…Trump arrived on the scene during a perfect storm … Democrats were enmeshed in getting a woman – Hillary – elected at all cost … Rejecting in the process “the people’s presidential candidate” – –  Bernie  – –  Trump promised  a departure from red/blue politics and “WE” bought it asking NO questions…

Chris Buskirk    GOP leaders, remember Trump ran against your pieties … and won

 

After years in the political wilderness, Republicans have honed their skills as an opposition party to a fine edge, but their electoral success requires that they govern. With control of both houses of Congress and the White House, Republicans need to close the gap between theory and practice quickly.

President Trump acts decisively, reflecting his entrepreneurially background, and expects similar alacrity from Congress. The American people entrusted the GOP with a level of power not seen in nearly a century and they expect results. This is especially true of the party’s most loyal supporters who are tired of excuses from their elected representatives. That sense of frustration, even betrayal, set the stage for the accession to power of Donald Trump.

Remember that Republican voters categorically rejected the party’s dream team during the primary in favor of an outsider who happily overturned many conservative pieties. Not to put too fine a point on it, but Donald Trump ran against the congressional leadership of his own party and won. …..Read the Article

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