He still has support from extremists, some rank-and-file, and hard-core right-wingers but he is no longer the dominating force for the GOP.
Three days before the day that brought an invasion of the building that contained America’s government, destruction, and death, the Pentagon and other agencies offered help to guard the building, but the Capitol Police said “no.”
In stilted video uploaded to his reactivated Twitter account, Trump did not accept any role in inciting the violence perpetrated by his supporters when they forced the way into the Capitol, inflicting damage as police escorted members of Congress to secure locations. The attack left one Capitol Police Officer dead and an Air Force veteran who posted O’Anon conspiracy theories shot and killed when she tried to force her way into the building.
The list of those abanding the sinking ship Trump is growing daily with Cabinet secretaries, senior aides, ambassadors, and others saying “we’re outta here!”
“Supporting Josh Hawley was the worst decision I’ve ever made in my life,” declares legendary Missouri Senator John Danforth. Simon & Shuster pulled the plug on a book by Hawley, scheduled for publicans and release by June. They want nothing to do with him.
Donald Trump is many things: Liar, con an, adulterer, fraud, crook, and worse. What he never could be was a worthwhile president.
After violence, mayhem by his supporters, Trump finally admits defeat, promises ‘orderly transition’
White House aides described Trump as an ‘out of control monster’ while holed up in the White House watching reports of the violence he incited destroy what little was left of his tattered legacy.
Trump incited the mob that breached the Capitol and hastened the end to his lied-filled, corrupt presidency
With the end coming, Trump lashed out in rage at Vice President Mike Pence for putting the Constitution and the law above the lawless desires of a president who lost it all while holed up in the White House, refusing to even go before the American public and disavow the actions of his followers.
His actions incited the mob that shut down the Capitol, temporarily suspended the business of Congress, and shuttered his chaotic attempt to save an election he lost and any hopes for a legacy.
A survey of more than 3,700 voters in Tuesday’s contests, found that Black voters made up roughly 30% of the electorate, and almost all of them — 94% — backed Ossoff and Warnock. The Democrats also relied on the backing of younger voters, people earning less than $50,000 annually and newcomers to the state.