What Republicans Could—or Should—Do About Trump
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 612 , Segment 1
Episode: Republican Stance on Trump, Mental Health, Talking Apes
- Aug 8, 2017 11:00 pm
- 21:53 mins
Guest: McKay Coppins, Staff Writer for The Atlantic, Author of “The Wilderness: Deep Inside the Republican Party's Combative, Contentious, Chaotic Quest to Take Back the White House” Republicans in Congress have a couple conundrums, including how to find enough votes to deliver on big promises such as repealing Obamacare or reforming taxes. But the elephant in the room is President Trump. How much could – or should – Republicans in Congress criticize Trump’s comments or behavior they find inappropriate? How much concern should they be expected to voice publicly over Russia’s meddling in the election and possible Trump campaign collusion? What’s wrong with Republicans in Congress keeping their heads down and just trying to get work done?