No serious chance for this….
But as Donald Trump exits the stage ‘never Trump’ stuff is back out of the bag…
William Cohen, a former Republican senator from Maine and Defense secretary under former President Clinton, blasted GOP lawmakers challenging the results of the 2020 presidential election in a Thursday interview in which he suggested the formation of a new political party.
Cohen made the comments on CNN’s “The Situation Room” while discussing Sen. Josh Hawley‘s (R-Mo.) plans to object during Congress’s counting of the Electoral College vote on Wednesday. Cohen called Hawley’s actions “shameful” but warned that Republicans are just following President Trump‘s lead, calling him the party’s “ringmaster.”
“We have to remember that the current occupant of the White House is a ringmaster and what he expects to do is snap his whip and all the elephants hop up on chairs,” Cohen said. “What they have to understand is he is going to continue to snap the whip whether he’s in office or out of office. And every time they’re going to have to jump up and sit on that stool to satisfy him and his supporters.”….
“Maybe it’s time for a new party. One that abides by the rule of law,” Cohen concluded. “But also faithful to the people of this country, who vote to elect them.”
William Cohen served as a Republican in the House and Senate and was a Defense Sec in the Bill Clinton Admin….
He IS a moderate Republican which a large amount of current Republicans look down on….