Suffolk Poll: Nearly Half GOP Would Leave for Trump Party

Suffolk Poll: Nearly Half GOP Would Leave for Trump Party

"No, I wouldn't. It's time", Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson told CNN's Dana Bash on "State of the Union" when asked if he would support Trump in another presidential election cycle.

"We feel like Republicans don't fight enough for us, and we all see Donald Trump fighting for us as hard as he can, every single day", Brandon Keidl, 27, Republican small-business owner from Milwaukee told USA Today after being polled. That's a reason my voice is important.

According to a survey from Rasmussen Reports published last week, it found that 70 percent of likely voters said the recent impeachment proceedings against Trump either didn't make much difference in their opinion of the former president, or they now have a better opinion of him.

In the interview, Hutchinson said "it's fine" that Trump is set to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), but "how about the other voices?" he said.

After describing the announcement by his nephew, Arkansas State Sen. "And he's got a good family". I worked with Ivanka (Trump) and others and they love America. "We can't let [Trump] define us for the future because that would further divide our country, and it would hurt our Republican Party", he added in comments that are sure to draw rebuke from a number of Republican voters.

WASHINGTON DC- FEBRUARY 12 President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris meet with governors and mayors including Governor Asa Hutchinson, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and Governor Larry Hogan, in the Oval Office in Wash

How can Republican Senators read Donald Trump's Tweets, listen to recordings of his endlessly repeated Big Lie of a "stolen election", his incessant urging for supporters to "take back our country" and not make the connection between his words and the insurrection on January 6? Jim Hendren, announced in a video Thursday that he would be leaving the party citing the coup attempt of the Capitol building.

"I won't say yet, but we have tremendous support. We have got to respond and identify with the issues that gave him the first election and gave him support throughout his presidency. but we just got to handle it in a different way with different personalities", he said.

Former Republican Texas Rep.

John McCain's widow Cindy said the part would "probably" split over Trump.

Hendren had been considering a run for governor next year because Hutchinson is term-limited, but Hendren's decision to leave the party keeps him out of a GOP primary that will include Trump's former White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders.

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