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The Republicans Who Won’t Quit Trump

The Republicans Who Won’t Quit Trump

This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the day, helps you discover new ideas, and recommends the best in culture. Sign up for it here. Prominent Republicans criticized Donald Trump for two years. So why are even these supposed moderates now pledging to support him? First, here are three new stories from The Atlantic: Career Over Country Breaking up, Neil Sedaka told us many years ago, is hard to do. But it shouldn’t be impossible. When a Republican governor describes Donald Trump as a “three-time loser,” warns that the party will lose “up and down the ballot” if Trump is the 2024 Republican presidential nominee, and calls the former president “fucking crazy,” it’s easy to imagine a responsible politician who has packed his bags and is waiting on the steps of the GOP’s Delta House for his taxi back to the world of sensible adults. Governor Chris Sununu of New Hampshire, however, is not such a politician. Sununu gained a lot of media attention …