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NBC News 18 Oct 2020

Republicans Are Beginning To Distance Themselves From President Trump


Trailing Biden nationally by 11 points, President Trump is beginning to talk about losing.

US President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he loses the November election is stirring more reaction from both sides of the political divide.
While the Democrats have hit out at the president, senior Republicans have been distancing themselves from Trump's remarks and promised an orderly transition of power.
But Trump is once again questioning the fairness of mail-in voting.
Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett has this report.
Chris Hayes says part of the central project of Republicans is to "stack courts with conservative judges who can protect right-wing interests—whether that's corporations or evangelical Christians—from encroachments by an increasingly diverse and Democratic national majority." Aired on 10/13/2020.
President Trump says Republicans are "obligated" to fill the Supreme Court vacancy after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
"That's not who we are."

Jill Biden slammed President Trump and Republicans at Joe Biden's Saturday rally, saying Republicans are attempting to suppress the vote.

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