Monday, May 18, 2020
Four years ago, it was the "Stop Trump" movement. After the Republican nomination was decided, it became "Never Trump." It failed on both scores, but anti-Trump Republicans are still around and hoping to influence the outcome in 2020.
Former Rep Joe Walsh @WalshFreedom concludes by saying that if people want “4 more years of the @realDonaldTrump show... He is then cut off by the crowd who yell “yes!” and applaud loudly #IACaucus #Elections2020 pic.twitter.com/8pZLpGaSko
— Alex Plitsas (@alexplitsas) February 4, 2020
Still, the group has managed to get under Trump’s skin.
Some conservatives who initially had qualms about Trump have since become allies. Why did some of these Republicans cozy up to Trump while others went into the party’s wilderness?
Steven Teles, Johns Hopkins University, professor of political science; co-author of “Never Trump: The Revolt of the Conservative Elites”
Bob Orr, former North Carolina Supreme Court justice, #NeverTrump Republican (@JudgeBobOrr)