Vin Weber, a Republican strategist, said GOP lawmakers will ramp up pressure on Trump to wind down his attempts to undermine the results of the election if they perceive his continued legal fight is threatening their chances to win two pivotal runoff Senate races in Georgia scheduled for Jan. 5.
“I think we’re getting close to that point,” he said. “There’s no political reason for Republicans to turn on the president, he’s the titular leader of the party, he’s the leader of the party, he’s got support from a majority of Republicans…
A Senate Republican aide on Friday said GOP senators are running out of patience with Trump.
“He has yet to make any decent claims in court that have facts behind it,” said the aide. “The fact that he’s summoning state legislators and calling state legislators is repugnant, and I think there is growing alarm.”