2021-11-11 10:55:36

Trump Threatened to Leave Republican Party After Riots

There’s new reporting from ABC’s Jonathan Karl which reveals that Donald Trump threatened GOP party leadership with leaving the Republican Party as he was flying out on Air Force One for the last time as president on January 20th. This confirms numerous reports at the time that Trump was considering leaving the GOP, feeling as though the party wasn’t fighting hard enough following his reelection defeat and the subsequent insurrection and impeachment. The sourcing for this phone call comes from Karl’s new book Betrayal: The Final Act of the Trump Show. Karl wrote in the book, “[RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel] called to wish him farewell. It was a very un-pleasant conversation. Donald Trump was in no mood for small talk or nostalgic goodbyes. He got right to the point. He told her he was leaving the Republican Party and would be creating his own political party.” When McDaniel pushed back and said this would mean the right wing would lose elections forever, Trump said, “I don't care . . . this is what Republicans deserve for not sticking up for me.” In addition to confirming Trump’s plans to create a third party, it also confirms that the ex-president was always just in it for himself and had no interest in ever putting the interests of his party over his own.

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