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Trump Tide Will Lift Entire GOP Ticket
NY Senate candidate sees Republican front-runner as 21st century Reagan
The #NeverTrump crowd is running out of steam — and time.
All of its attacks — that he’s as liberal as Hillary Clinton, anti-immigrant, or a con man who will say anything to be elected — have failed. But perhaps the most absurd criticism of the Trump Deniers is the argument that he would hurt Republicans “down ticket.” In fact, the opposite is true.
We’ve seen this movie before. In 1980, the Washington Establishment raised the same chorus against Ronald Reagan, who was accused of being a reactionary and a divisive drag on the whole GOP ticket. But Reagan led the GOP to the biggest U.S. Senate swing since 1958, picking up 12 seats and giving Republicans control of that body, to the shock of the Establishment. What’s more, Reagan swept 34 new seats into the House, along with hundreds of legislators at the state level.
The billionaire businessman is on course to becoming the Republican party's candidate for the US presidential election.
History shows the Republican candidate who wins most of the states on Super Tuesday wins the nomination.
And so Donald Trump is now on course to stand on the stage in Cleveland, Ohio, in the summer and follow in the footsteps of Nixon, Reagan, Bush (both of them), Dole and McCain.
His rise has been spectacular and surprising.
He wondered about running for president in 2000 for the Reform Party. But eventually he decided not to seek the nomination saying it was too splintered to mount a successful run at the White House.
Donald Trump:'Thank you Bill O'Reilly and Karl Rove. Ted Cruz should be immediately disqualified in Iowa, with each candidate moving up up one notch!'
There is a reason most presidential candidates stump through diners and living rooms this time of year. They can’t fill a bigger room.
And then there is Donald J. Trump.
On the second day of January, in the Gulf Coast town of Biloxi, Miss., at least 13,000 stood for