According to a new poll released on Sunday, Republicans stated in double-digits that if his predecessor Donald Trump broke out on his own, they would abandon their party and follow former President Donald Trump. general.
46% to 27% of Republican lawmakers said that if Trump creates his own Republican Party, they will put the Republican Party in the rearview mirror. A poll by USA Today/Suffolk University found.
The Republican and small business owner from Milwaukee, 27-year-old Brandon Keidl (Brandon Keidl) said: “We feel that the Republicans are not fighting against us enough. We all see Donald Trump playing every day. Do your best to fight for us. ”
He said: “But then you had Republicans. They only agreed with Democrats and everything. They would never back down.”
Half of the interviewees said they believe the Republican Party should be “more loyal to Trump”-even if that means losing the support of Republicans.
19% said that the party should stay away from Trump.
The investigation shows that Trump has maintained strong support since he was declared innocent in the Senate impeachment trial on January 6 for inciting supporters to march into Congress.
Trump will deliver a keynote speech at the Conservative Party Political Action Conference in Orlando on February 28.
He will talk about “the future of the Republican Party and the conservative movement.”
Since President Biden took office on January 20, Trump has been hosting Republicans at his Mar-a-Lago Florida resort, and he vowed to retaliate against Republicans who did not support him at the impeachment hearing. .
Earlier this month, he criticized the Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as an “unsmiling political hacker” and should resign.
Trump said in a statement: “The Republican Party can no longer be respected or powerful by political’leaders’ like Senator Mitch McConnell.”
McConnell (R.Ky.) voted to veto Trump’s “sedition”, but angered him when he later stated that the former president was “actually and morally responsible” for the chaos. .
In the House of Representatives, ten Republicans voted to impeach to, while seven senators crossed the aisle to convict him.
80% of the polled Republicans said that they would not support the Republican candidate who voted to convict. This is a firm support for Trump. Trump has stated that he will try to recruit candidates to run in the primary elections.
Francis Zovko, 63, a Republican in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania, told pollsters that Trump does not need to create a third party.
He said: “I think he will take over the Republican Party like in 2016.” “They all thought he was a big joke, and in the end they never laughed again.”
This poll surveyed 1,000 Trump voters from February 15 to February 19.
Its positive and negative error rate is 3.1 percentage points.