President Trump is seeking to quash lingering dissent within the GOP, lashing out at Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and former Bush administration official Tom Ridge after the two offered implicit and explicit criticism of the president.
The intraparty spats come as some cracks show in Trump’s typically overwhelming support among Republicans…
“The focus should be on Biden,” said one informal adviser to the president. “Trump needs to run like he’s behind like he did last time and he needs to be prepared to expose what Joe Biden hasn’t accomplished in 40 years in government.”
Dan Eberhart, a GOP fundraiser who is supportive of Cheney, called the criticisms of her overblown and described her as the “future” of the party.