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Tue Jan 12, 2021, 09:20 PM Jan 2021

Why are the Republicans finally jumping ship? [View all]

Just today, we're seeing some die-hard, dug-in Republicans rolling over, and apparently ready to throw Trump under. Clearly it's related to the attack on the Capitol last Wednesday, but it still took days to see a budge. After four years of Trump's abject lawlessness, corruption, criminality, defiance, and mania, what do you think finally may have made even the last hold-outs consider going against him?

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Their consciences finally weighed in.
0 (0%)
Once they saw the video, they realized how close and how severe the danger was to everyone there.
0 (0%)
Once they saw the video, they realized how close and how severe the danger was to them.
3 (9%)
It was beyond the pale that Donald didn't check in personally to ask how they were feeling.
0 (0%)
The costumes looked tacky.
0 (0%)
Calls and emails from constituents telling them to get Trump out of office.
0 (0%)
Clear evidence the insurgents were motivated by Trump's lies, and there would be more violence, making the lies politically risky for Republicans to continue.
0 (0%)
Money drying up in all the pipelines into the RNC coffers, along with Trump's, making him a liability.
28 (85%)
A combination of the above.
2 (6%)
None of the above.
0 (0%)
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