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Republicans have grumbled about President Trump’s worst impulses in private for years, but have done nothing to rein him in.
Voters should make sure those Republicans are made to answer for aiding this president even after Trump leaves office.
Michael Gordon is a longtime Democratic strategist, a former spokesperson for the Justice Department, and the principal for the strategic-communications firm Group Gordon.
This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author.
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For years Republicans have spoken privately about their disgust with President Trump’s racist tactics, focus on dividing us, and general incompetence. But at some point elected Republicans will distance themselves from all things Trump and Trumpism or risk being polluted with the association forever.

As the last few years have shown, the self-described party of law and order, of a hawkish defense, is in fact a cavalcade of wimps. Their fear of Trump prevents them from following their conscience and speaking publicly against his most outrageous actions.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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