List of Republicans breaking with Trump grows longer | TheHill

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The list of Republicans who are breaking with President Trump over his wild assertions...
The list of Republicans who are breaking with President Trump Donald John TrumpTrump alludes to possible 2024 run in White House remarks Trump threatens to veto defense bill over tech liability shield Tiger King's attorney believes they're close to getting pardon from Trump MORE over his wild assertions about widespread voter fraud and acknowledging the reality of President-elect Joe Biden Joe BidenTrump alludes to possible 2024 run in White House remarks Tiger King's attorney believes they're close to getting pardon from Trump Cruz urges Supreme Court to take up Pennsylvania election challenge MORE's election win is growing longer.

So is the list of the president's targets as he refuses to concede and rages against allies who, in his eyes, have shown insufficient loyalty.

The developments have divided Trump and some of his allies in the final weeks of his administration and raised concerns about the negative impact his attacks on the electoral process could have on the Senate runoff elections in Georgia that will decide if Republicans hold the majority.

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Republican senators have not been vocal in pushing back on the president's unsubstantiated or false claims about the election, but a growing number are slowly acknowledging Biden as the apparent winner.

"They have a genuine fear that knowing that Donald Trump was never about the Republican Party and does not care about a future Republican Party except where it involves the word Trump, and as part of a last swift kick in the butt to Republicans, he can take down the two Senate seats if he wants to," said Doug Heye, former Republican National Committee communications director.

"It's why we see them moving slowly but methodically toward that place," Heye added.

The latest major break came Tuesday, when Attorney General William Barr Bill BarrBarr breaks with Trump on claims of fraud Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel Barr says DOJ hasn't uncovered widespread…
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