GOP Blasts Trump’s Nazi Defense

Republicans are predictably up in arms about Donald Trump's defense of white supremacists following the Charlottesville terror attack.

But are they ready to take responsibility for helping create this climate of hate in the first place?

By defending neo-Nazis, Donald Trump might finally have reached his expiration date with the institutional Republican Party.

It's not just progressives and liberals who are appalled by Donald Trump's attempt to draw a false equivalency between between racist neo-Nazis and anti-racist counter-protesters.

Republicans, too, are now openly disavowing the President's remarks.

Mitt Romney, for example, said in a tweet Tuesday:

"No, not the same. One side is racist, bigoted, Nazi. The other opposes racism and bigotry. Morally different universes." - Mitt Romney.

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, meanwhile, has sent out a statement saying that:

"We must be clear. White supremacy is repulsive. This bigotry is counter to all this country stands for. There can be no moral ambiguity." - Paul Ryan.

Lindsey Graham, John McCain, and John Kasich have all issued similar statements condemning the president:

"Mr. President, I encourage you to try to bring us together as a nation after this horrific event in Charlottesville. Your words are dividing Americans, not healing them." - Lindsey Graham.

"There's no moral equivalency between racists & Americans standing up to defy hate& bigotry. The President of the United States should say so" - John McCain.

"The President has to condemn hate groups. This isn't about politics." - John Kasich.

Corporate America is also ditching Trump - and after multiple CEOs resigned in protest over his Charlottesville remarks, he was forced to disband his business advisory councils earlier this afternoon.

Is this the end for Trump?

If the institutional Republican Party abandons him over this, impeachment seems almost inevitable...

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