If Donald Trump formed a new political party – the “Patriot Party” – would you join?
“President Trump has talked in recent days with associates about forming a new political party, according to people familiar with the matter, an effort to exert continued influence after he leaves the White House,” according to the Wall Street Journal.
“Mr. Trump discussed the matter with several aides and other people close to him last week, the people said. The president said he would want to call the new party the “Patriot Party,” the people said.
“Mr. Trump has feuded in recent days with several Republican leaders including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.), who on Tuesday said Mr. Trump deserved blame for provoking the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol. Polls show Mr. Trump retains strong support among rank-and-file GOP voters.
“The White House declined to comment.”
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Please share your thoughts in the comment section. If Donald Trump formed a new political party, would you join? Why or why not?
— Rebecca Ballhaus (@rebeccaballhaus) January 20, 2021