Posted originally on The Conservative Tree house on December 30, 2020 by Sundance
In 2015 and 2016 candidate Donald J Trump was able to break through the controls of the Republican party apparatus by gathering overwhelming grassroots support and then not backing down from the internal fight with the elites. The Trump movement is based on a non-special interest, color-blind and large coalition of middle-class workers and American patriots who want to see the best interests of our nation supersede all other issues.
Despite a similar populist style, albeit clouded with larger government intervention, what Donald Trump did with the RNC candidate Bernie Sanders refused to do with the DNC.
Yesterday a recent poll of GOP voters was released by Rasmussen. The results show 72% of republican voters want the Republican party to remain focused on the America-First MAGA message that lies at the heart of the movement.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 72% of Likely Republican Voters think their party should be more like Trump than like the average GOP member of Congress. Twenty-four percent (24%) see the average Republican in Congress as a better model. (more)