Those hoping for a sign that a 2020 presidential rematch could be averted will be disappointed by Tuesday’s primaries in the Wolverine State. National Review’s Rich Lowry joins to explore what Donald Trump’s grip on the GOP means for the future of conservatism. Plus, Henry takes a look at the effectiveness of the Michigan Democratic Party’s “Uncommitted” pressure campaign against Joe Biden.

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  1. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    It is not “Trump’s Grip” on the GOP!

    It is the GOPs lack of attention to the needs of the primary voters. 

    As long at the GOPe continues to look at Trump as the problem, they will keep not getting it. 

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  2. Bishop Wash Member
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    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    It is not “Trump’s Grip” on the GOP!

    It is the GOPs lack of attention to the needs of the primary voters.

    As long at the GOPe continues to look at Trump as the problem, they will keep not getting it.

    I saw it from Alex the Chick and I think she says she got it from Instapundit, “The Tea Party was the voters asking nicely. Trump was the voters asking not as nicely.” 

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  3. Samuel Block Support
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    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    It is not “Trump’s Grip” on the GOP!

    It is the GOPs lack of attention to the needs of the primary voters.

    As long at the GOPe continues to look at Trump as the problem, they will keep not getting it.

    Sure. But the problems with party leaders don’t negate Donald Trump’s enormous influence. One of the topics discussed was Ron DeSantis’ campaign and the fact that he never went after his top opponent—despite being knocked around by the top opponent—due to fear that it would irritate primary voters. 

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  4. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    Samuel Block (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    It is not “Trump’s Grip” on the GOP!

    It is the GOPs lack of attention to the needs of the primary voters.

    As long at the GOPe continues to look at Trump as the problem, they will keep not getting it.

    Sure. But the problems with party leaders don’t negate Donald Trump’s enormous influence. One of the topics discussed was Ron DeSantis’ campaign and the fact that he never went after his top opponent—despite being knocked around by the top opponent—due to fear that it would irritate primary voters.

    That is the fault of the GOPe.

    Had they not taken the voters for granted, had they not trashed their base for daring to vote for Trump, had they listened, we would not be here.

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