There is no more GOP 11 ex-Trump supporters on why they won’t vote for him November

‘There is no more GOP’: 11 ex-Trump supporters on why they won’t vote for him in November

03/21/2020 11:59 am ET Mackenzie Zlatos
'The character doesn’t count party': Long time GOP strategist slams Republicans for blindly following Trump

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Some of Trump’s biggest supporters from 2016 have abandoned ship.

Noted conservative pundits like George Conway, Rick Wilson, Steve Schmidt, and John Weaver have started projects “dedicated to defeating President Trump.” They argue Trump “has neither the moral compass nor the temperament to serve.”

But many others who voted for Trump in the past also agree.

So here are some public testimonies of people who have voted for Trump and then suffered from #Trumpgret.

1. Evangelicals Are Upset With Him

'Render to God and Trump': Evangelical preacher calls for Christians to be obedient to Trump in 2020

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Trump’s biggest supporters are white Evangelical Christians. But some are done with him and his way of dealing with problems.

Sandy Orth wrote for Newsweek, “I won’t, under any circumstances, vote for Trump again. After more than three years under his administration, our country is more divided and isolated than at any time in my memory. He’s supported some causes that I support, but overwhelmingly he’s proven himself a cruel, dishonest and self-serving man who lacks concern for the U.S. Constitution.”

The editors of Christianity Today also posted their opinion of Trump, saying he “attempted to use his political power to coerce a foreign leader to harass and discredit one of the president’s political opponents. That is not only a violation of the Constitution; more importantly, it is profoundly immoral.”

2. “There is no more GOP.”

Don't be fooled by the 'dapper' suit, Richard Spencer is just a run of the mill racist

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In a tweet retweeted by Trump Regrets, one user wrote that they left the Republican party after Charlottesville. The incident where Trump referred to violent white nationalists as “very fine people” finally sickened this voter.

3. Zero leadership

A 'brazen attack':Trump wants to cut disability benefits for hundreds of thousands of people

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Other voters found that Trump had no leadership skills whatsoever. They genuinely thought Trump was the better option, only to find out the hard way that he wasn’t.

4. The joke isn’t funny anymore

Trump Crazy Hair

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It seemed so outrageous that a reality TV star would run for president. Some people voted for Trump just as a joke, like some people voted for Harambe. That won’t be happening for this voter.

5. “Nobody is above the law”

POLL: Americans support the impeachment inquiry into Trump

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Trump’s impeachment in Congress, where he refused to come if he was subpoenaed, showed his true colors to the public. He doesn’t care about the law. For this voter, that was enough to switch.

6.Farmers are done with the trade wars

'He's backstabbing us': Farmers in Pennsylvania say Trump's trade war is hurting them

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Former Republican county chairperson Chris Gibbs is done with Trump. The Ohio farmer who grows soybeans and corn, is upset with the president’s dealings with China that have hurt his trade. “He could come up with this $50 billion, he could walk across my pond and not get wet, and I’m still not going to vote for him,” he told CNBC.

Ohio was one of Trump’s states in 2016. But Gibbs doesn’t want this to be the case in 2020. “I’m out,” he said.

Bill Boyd, a life-long PA  farmer, said “I think he’s sort of backstabbing the main people who got him into office in the midwest. All those midwest states helped to vote him in and also Pennsylvania, and he’s just let us down.”

7. White women are shifting towards Democrats

Watch: Republicans introduce their own 'squad' and get immediately ridiculed

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White women voted for Trump in 2016 by a large majority. In fact, he carried the non-college-educated white female group by 27 points. According to McClatchy, “they’ve been slipping away ever since.”

The blue wave in 2018 was powered by white women, who shifted 13 points towards the Democrats.

8. “Jobs don’t matter”

Trump Hotel uses fundraiser to pocket donor money as profit

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For all that Trump liked to brag about the jobs he brought to the economy, some industries suffered enormous setbacks. The railroad companies have let go of thousands of workers, according to the Washington Post.

That’s enough for one voter to stop supporting Trump.

9. They don’t like his tax cuts

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Trump’s tax cuts have not really helped the people who voted him in. And they’re starting to realize that.

10. Party of Trump doesn’t work for them

Trump personally 'intervened' to gut Puerto Rico's Medicaid funding in final spending bill

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People who have been Republican their whole lives are leaving the party. Sophia Nelson wrote for the Daily Beast that while Trump “remains the head of the party,” she will no longer vote or identify as Republican.

Peter Wehner, former senior advisor to George Bush, wrote in the Atlantic that Trump’s presidency has made him a “politically homeless person these days.”

11. ”Blatant disregard for others”

Romney proposes giving $1,000 to every American adult

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Mormons typically vote Republican, and in fact, backed Trump in 2016. But after four years (and after watching Trump rail against one of their one, Senator Mitt Romney), some of them are considering backing Democrats instead.

Business Insider found that Mormon voters would back Joe Biden over Donald Trump. One of them interviewed said, “You could do all the things he is doing without the blatant disregard for others.

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