The week from hell for Republicans

But for all the chaotic headlines emanating from the Trump administration, the worst news for Republicans came far from the White House. It stemmed from the actions of self-interested Republican officeholders, who are increasingly distancing themselves from the Trump agenda, deciding to pass up promising campaigns, or leaving Washington altogether.

In politics, actions speak louder than spin. And even as Republicans are hoping their political fortunes will improve with the growing economy, the moves from some of their most important talent suggest things are getting a whole lot worse.

Here’s what happened…