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Republicans who once scorned Trump
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Posted By: earlybird, 2/1/2020 8:49:23 PM

A decade ago, Donald Trump was a registered Democrat. When he joined the presidential race as a Republican in 2015, party leaders scorned him as a gatecrasher and sought to stop his rise. The same Republican establishment now has rescued Trump’s presidency.(Snip)The acquittal will not only cement Trump’s reputation for surviving an onslaught of political perils. It also highlights how the former political neophyte has come to utterly dominate the GOP, with Republican lawmakers bowed by his overwhelming popularity with the party’s base. “He has taken over the party in very short order,” (Snip)“It was almost immediate after he won the election. He’s a force of nature among Republicans.”

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Avanti1 2/1/2020 9:23:31 PM (No. 304652)
The article makes no mention of the severely flawed, purely partisan power-politics process employed by the House to impeach Trump. Trump won the 2016 election, yet Democrats STILL cannot accept that he beat Hillary. For the good of America, it is time for the Democrats to move on.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Imright 2/1/2020 9:30:00 PM (No. 304655)
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Reply 3 - Posted by: FunOne 2/1/2020 9:39:52 PM (No. 304662)
So fifteen years ago Donald Trump was a Democrat. Forty years ago I was also a Democrat.(Bailed out during the Carter debacle). I think everyone has the right to be smarter today than they were yesterday.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: JediJerry 2/1/2020 9:44:48 PM (No. 304666)
It is very simple. He has made America the way it ought to be and used to be. He has fundamentally transformed us back to true patriotism love of country respect for law enforcement appreciation of our military and gratitude for the people that go to work every day, love their families their guns and Bibles and love and respect him. Keep it up!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: BugsyinOrygone 2/1/2020 10:28:55 PM (No. 304691)
As another poster said, it's time for the Democrat party to move on.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: NYbob 2/1/2020 10:51:44 PM (No. 304702)
LOL, oh the hipsters in LA are confused. They think everyone is dumber than they are because a rag like the LA Times prints their stupidity. Of course he was a registered Democrat as he was building his real estate empire in NEW YORK CITY. Is the smog so thick in LA that these dopes don't understand NYC politics? It is a certainty that they don't understand business. I love the little dig about political 'neophyte.' Like you should learn to pander and double talk before daring to try for high office. You should be humble enough to kiss the feet of political hack advisors and 'power brokers' and of course curry favor with newspapers, LOL. That's right, this idiot somehow won without the endorsement of the LA Times. They just hate the fact that he defied the lies, the Kangaroo court, and every filthy RINO and traitorous rat in DC. They have had since 2016 to get over it and they aren't. They never will get over it. Please God, make them suffer for four more years. IF President Trump continues the arc he is on, it will be longer than four years. I hope they NEVER see the political world they were so comfortable in, ever again.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Harlowe 2/2/2020 12:37:01 AM (No. 304745)
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Reply 8 - Posted by: cheeflo 2/2/2020 2:49:56 AM (No. 304796)
Save his presidency? I don’t think it was ever in any real danger.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 2/2/2020 4:44:44 AM (No. 304812)
President Reagan had been a Dem also.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: mythman 2/2/2020 6:52:33 AM (No. 304834)
The LA Times quote in line 6 of the article's paragraph above is incorrect. Trump did not take over the Republican party. We MAGA voters took over the Republican party.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DVC 2/2/2020 8:13:35 PM (No. 305375)
Climb on the Trump Train or get run over. It is just that simple.
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