This is Trump's greatest trick

Former President Donald Trump maintains strong support among Republicans even though the party suffered significant losses in both the House and Senate during his presidency. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza talks about how Trump is tricking Republicans into thinking he’s the party's the best option in 2024.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Rep. Anthony Gonzalez: 'The cold hard truth is Donald Trump led us into a ditch on January 6'
www.cnn.com/2021/11/14/politics/anthony-gonzalez-donald-trump-cnntv/

Presidential Job Approval Center
news.gallup.com/interactives/185273/presidential-job-approval-center.aspx

'A Hostage Situation Every Day': Strategists Blame Trump For Georgia Senate Losses
www.npr.org/2021/01/29/961837774/a-hostage-situation-every-day-strategists-blame-trump-for-georgia-senate-losses

78% Of Republicans Want To See Trump Run For President In 2024, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Americans Now Split On Border Wall As Opposition Softens
poll.qu.edu/poll-release?releaseid=3825

Nikki Haley says she'll support and not challenge Trump if he runs in 2024
www.cnn.com/2021/04/12/politics/nikki-haley-donald-trump-2024/index.html

Tim Scott confirms he's on the Trump 2024 train
www.cnn.com/2021/11/01/politics/tim-scott-donald-trump-2024/index.html

www.cnbc.com/2018/11/07/trump-declares-victory-in-midterm-elections-even-as-democrats-win-house-majority.html

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