Saturday June 30, 2018
Trump's dangerous approach should be apparent to more in his party.
Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative columnist George Will, whom The Wall Street Journal once called perhaps the most powerful journalist in America, recently wrote a column urging readers to vote against the Republican Party this November.
Former House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says there is no more GOP. There's only the Trump party.
Steve Schmidt, adviser to President George W. Bush and chairman of Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign, told Time magazine, "Americans reluctantly must look to Europe in the 1930s." He says the Trump administration is "evil and immoral" and Republican leaders are "feckless cowards who disgrace and dishonor" the party legacy. He says he'll actively support Democrats now as the only way to protect American democracy.
Michael Hayden, who led both the CIA and the NSA, and James Clapper, who also led the CIA and was director of national intelligence, were Republican appointees. They told Time that President Donald Trump sows distrust then taps into that distrust to advance his own power.
Clapper said: "Of course the Russian efforts affected the outcome. Surprising even themselves, they swung the election to a Trump win." He added, "Trump's rallies are really scary to me, because he goes so far afield of the truth."
Regarding the outrage about refugee immigrants breaking the law, as a former Republican, I know that laws can, and often should, change. Morals never do.
Some Republicans see truth about president