(PatrioticPost.com)- Republicans who hoped that the 2020 presidential election would be the end of President Donald Trump got some bad news this week when a Rasmussen Reports survey released on Thursday revealed that roughly three-quarters of the Republican Party want GOP leaders to be “more like former President Trump” in the future.
Bad news for Nikki Haley and Marco Rubio…
It comes as the Republican Party enters a phase of difficult debate and discussion about the future of the America First movement, with the former President expressing his anger at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for helping the Republicans lose the presidential election.
In a statement, the president laid into McConnell for refusing to play ball on the $2,000 COVID relief check program originally suggested by the president.
“The Republican Party can never again be respected or strong with political ‘leaders’ like Senator Mitch McConnell at its helm,” the former president said.
And while McConnell still hasn’t responded to the attack, the new Politico/Morning Consult poll showed that he doesn’t have a future in the party unless he learns to fight like Trump.
The poll, which was taken between February 16 and 17 and questioned 1,000 likely U.S. voters, showed that Republican voters don’t want a shift leftwards in the party.
“As the Republican Party reorganizes itself going forward, should it be more like former President Trump or more like the average GOP member of Congress?” the survey asked the respondents.
Some 45% said that the party should be more like President Trump, and 42% said it should be more like the average GOP member of Congress. Out of the Republican respondents, 72% said the party should be more like President Trump, and only 20% said it should be more like the average GOP member of Congress.
Furthermore, a plurality of voters who were not affiliated to either party said that the Republican Party should become more like President Trump. Some 44% supported the idea and 39% said otherwise, proving that Donald Trump is the kind of leader that voters prefer across the board.