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Fri Jul 31, 2020, 09:38 AM

Three-day weekend? Are Republicans meeting behind closed doors?

What would they be discussing? The coronavirus assistance program?

Or might they be discussing the latest poll numbers?

What are their options?

They can stay with Trump and possibly lose everything in a landslide? As a Party, they would be left in shambles. Of course, they are always able to pull themselves back together, as they did after Watergate.

Or do they take a chance with someone else? It is not inconceivable for them to see Mr Trump withdrawing from the race, rather than have an L in his loss column, with just a few weeks left in the race. That is a possibility they have to consider.

Of course, almost unanimously, those up for re-election are attempting to find a way to distance themselves from Mr Trump, especially since his comments about postponing the election in November. That seemed to be on the other side of that imaginary line they have drawn with Donald Trump? Or they are trying to appeal to the few sane Republicans still left in their Party?

Do you believe Donald Trump is not part of their discussions this weekend?

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Reply Three-day weekend? Are Republicans meeting behind closed doors? (Original post)
kentuck Jul 2020 OP
beachbumbob Jul 2020 #1
The Wizard Jul 2020 #2
Buns_of_Fire Jul 2020 #3
SlogginThroughIt Jul 2020 #12
Mike 03 Jul 2020 #4
2naSalit Jul 2020 #5
chriscan64 Jul 2020 #6
Eliot Rosewater Jul 2020 #7
Chainfire Jul 2020 #8
kentuck Jul 2020 #9
bamagal62 Jul 2020 #10
Midnight Writer Jul 2020 #11

Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 09:39 AM

1. the use of TUMS is sky rocketing in GOP back rooms

 

I want all them to tie themselves as close to trump as possible

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Response to beachbumbob (Reply #1)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 09:45 AM

2. When the enemy is drowning

throw him an anvil.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 09:50 AM

3. They just feel the need to rest up before their upcoming month-long vacation.

It's hard work sitting upright for more than three hours a day.

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Response to Buns_of_Fire (Reply #3)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 01:13 PM

12. Especially wheb you don't have a spine!

 

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 09:50 AM

4. Intriguing post!

So, I take it the GOP politicians are remaining in Washington DC this weekend?

Hmmm. Very interesting.

Well, there was a rumor about a Labor Day deadline amongst the GOP for Trump to get it together before they cut him loose. Maybe they are contemplating moving that date up?

Hopefully some of our best reporters are snooping around the corridors of power today.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 09:53 AM

5. I think they are having so many problems to talk about...

That it would be hard to list them all. But at the top of that list I would imagine that Agent Orange Julius is at the top along with their chances for re-election, how they can screw us in the next relief Bill and ways to steal the election.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 09:55 AM

6. They are having the discussions they could have been having for months.

Reportedly, there are 20 republican senators that will vote no on any extension of unemployment benefits or relief package. That alone creates the dilemma where they have to pass something to avoid the public wrath over missing another deadline, but they need Democratic votes to pass it.

But instead of courting Democratic votes with a compromise here or there, they want to shove a sparse bill down all of our throats or blame Democrats if nothing passes. They are trying to have their cake and eat it too, plus dessert.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 09:57 AM

7. How to

Get reelected and still steal every penny of the treasury

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 10:07 AM

8. Rather than meeting on bailing on Trump

I believe that they are working on campaign strategy to keep him in office. It is far too late to bail on Trump, his 40% would be in the streets, and the results would be a Democratic landslide on all levels. They have to ride their horse to the finish line.

Since Trump can not run on his record, the only option will be to destroy Biden as a candidate. I believe that that is where they will go from here to election day.

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Response to Chainfire (Reply #8)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 10:18 AM

9. You may be right.

They definitely need to tear down Biden or they will be in the swamp by themselves.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 10:22 AM

10. Probably meeting to discuss

The ways they plan to steal the election.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 01:05 PM

11. They are meeting with oligarchs, donors and lobbyists, as usual.

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