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Grassroots Republicans Stifle Talk About Giving Up White House

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By    |   Wednesday, 30 Mar 2016 03:35 PM

Some grassroots Republicans believe party officials in Washington are conceding the fight for the White House, reports The Hill.

"We've endured eight years of the Obama regime," said Judson Phillips of the Tea Party Nation. "The last thing we need is to give up the White House."

"If anybody starts seriously talking about giving up the fight for the White House," said Phillips, "the grass roots will give up on them."

Discussion of Donald Trump or Ted Cruz losing to Hillary Clinton is "a pretty dangerous line of thinking," said Chip Saltsman, Mike Huckabee's former campaign manager.

The possibility of a brokered convention holds little appeal, said the report. The anti-Trump camp will be displeased if he comes out of the convention with the nomination, and Trump's supporters are likely not to follow the nominee if it's not Trump.

The Republican grassroots supporters are "not a bunch of completely ignorant fools," listener Steve from Temecula, California, said on "The Rush Limbaugh Show." "We know who Donald Trump is, and we're gonna use Donald Trump to either take over the GOP or blow it up," reports The Telegraph.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan have not indicated they are giving up the battle.

However, their talk about focusing on congressional races down the ballot "creates a self-fulfilling prophecy that enables their very demise," said conservative radio host Steve Deace.

Saltsman said Trump will bring in working-class white voters, and he encourages supporters to "embrace the wave and see what happens."

The grassroots believe that Hillary Clinton is not an unbeatable opponent. "Hillary is popular inside the Beltway, but outside there's a lot of distrust of her," said Taylor Budowich of the Tea Party Express.

The GOP establishment, Cal Thomas said in USA Today, is focused on "preserving its own power."

"They are Trump's co-conspirators in destroying their own party." 

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