“特朗普总统为帮助我们赢得多数席位所能做的最好的事情 2022 是在谈论未来, 他可以成为其中的重要组成部分 — this ’22 effort
,” said Missouri Sen. 罗伊·布朗特
整个周末. “But I think better off to talk about the future than to focus on the past.
So the message is blunt: Time to stop talking about the 2020 election and focus on the 2022 一.
And is Trump listening? He is not!
在星期一, Trump sent out a message from his Save America PAC that read
: “ICYMI: ‘Explosive Revelations in Wisconsin’s 2020 Election Audit Report.‘
” Wrote Trump
: “And this is just the beginning—other Swing States are even
整个周末, Trump issued a statement in which he claimed that
“the other side spent four years making things up about election interference in
2016, yet when it really did happen in
2020, you’re not allowed to talk about it.
和 there was this from late last week
] fighting against me
, I won Arizona by a lot in
2016 and won Arizona by even more in 2020—unfortunately the vote counters in
2020 were far more important than the candidate.
In that same period of time, Trump sent a total of zero statements about the 2022 election or any Republican candidate running for office next year.
The reality here is that Trump is going to do what he wants — and what he 总是 wants is to do what he thinks is good for him. If that happens to dovetail with something that is good for the likes of any other Republican, 没关系. But it’s not at all what animates anything he does.
Trump cares first, second and last about Trump. While he is the most powerful and most popular figure in the Republican Party, he is not, in any meaningful way, a leader of that party. He will continue to do what he wants, when he wants — no matter what Blunt, McConnell or any other Republican says.