It’s gotten THAT bad….
And Donald Trump really cares less about what people think…
Heitkamp IS in a Red State….
“When I visited with him in Trump Tower before he was sworn in, he asked me to switch parties,” Heitkamp told The Washington Post on Tuesday in an interview.
“He says, ‘You should switch parties,'” she recalled. “I said, “You should give me an Ex-Im bank.'”
She was referencing the Export-Import Bank. At the time of the meeting, Heitkamp was pressing to have Trump restore full lending powers to the agency.
Heitkamp said that Trump might have made another overture about switching parties during a flight from Washington to North Dakota in September. At the time, Trump flew the state’s congressional delegation on Air Force One for a tax reform event there.
Heitkamp told the Post that Trump often prods her about her party affiliation.
“He’s always ribbing me a little bit about being too conservative to be a Democrat,” she said….