GOP doubts on Trump in the open

 

GOP doubts on Trump in the open
TRUMP: His self-discipline in question

Washington - Eric Cantor, the former House minority leader from Virginia, said Trump's handling of the protests was a "turning point" for many Republicans.

By AP

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Published: Sat 19 Aug 2017, 11:08 PM

Last updated: Sun 20 Aug 2017, 1:57 AM

Republicans across the country are expressing deep doubts about President Donald Trump's competency and temperament following his racially fraught comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally.
The Associated Press interviewed more than two dozen GOP elected officials, donors and political operatives in the days after the violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia. Most questioned whether Trump has the self-discipline to successfully push through the party's agenda.
Eric Cantor, the former House minority leader from Virginia, said Trump's handling of the protests was a "turning point" for many Republicans.
Importantly, the Republicans interviewed did not line up behind some course of action or an organised break with the president.


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