Donald Trump may only garner the approval of 40% of Americans on the whole….
Early polling shows that MOST Americans blieve he’s a loser for 2020….
But among the Grand Ole’ Party faitful?
Ya better be supporting the real estate guy from New York that is in the White House…
The escalation in Michigan’s air war mirrors what’s happening in other gubernatorial, House and Senate primaries across the country. Fealty to Trump has become more of a litmus test than ever for Republicans. Emboldened by private polling and focus groups that show the president is incredibly popular with the base, GOP candidates are stepping up attacks on their rivals over any daylight they’ve shown with Trump, even if it stemmed from his personal conduct toward women or apostasy on traditional conservative orthodoxy. It’s another illustration of the degree to which Trumpism has come to define the Republican Party. This is no longer the party of Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan or George W. Bush. It’s the party of Donald J. Trump.
Support for Trump has also become one of the biggest flash points in the Ohio Republican primary for governor. Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor has intensified her attacks on Attorney General Mike DeWine, the heavy favorite in the May 8 contest to succeed outgoing Gov. John Kasich…..