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Trump backed down from threat to leave Republican Party: book

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Former President Trump told officials at the Republican National Committee (RNC) that he would leave the GOP before ultimately backing down from the threat, a new book claims.
9 months ago·Washington, United States

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Trump told RNC chair he was leaving GOP to create new party, says new book

In an angry conversation on his final day as president, Donald Trump told the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee he was leaving the GOP and creating his own political party -- and that he didn't care if the move would destroy the Republican Party, according to a new book by ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl. Trump only backed down when Republican leaders threatened to take actions that would have cost Trump mill…

9 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Trump told RNC chair he was leaving GOP to create new party, says new book

In his new book, "Betrayal: The Final Act of the Trump Show," ABC News' Jonathan Karl writes that Donald Trump decided to leave the Republican Party before backing down.

9 months ago·United States
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The Hill

Trump backed down from threat to leave Republican Party: book

Former President Trump told officials at the Republican National Committee (RNC) that he would leave the GOP before ultimately backing down from the threat, a new book claims.

9 months ago·Washington, United States
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Raw Story

‘I’m done’: Trump threatened to destroy GOP in temper tantrum over election loss -- and start his own party

Donald Trump angrily threatened to leave the Republican Party and start his own political party on his last day as president.The twice-impeached one-term president told Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel he would start his own party but backed down when GOP leaders threatened actions that would have cost him millions of dollars, according to a book, "Betrayal," written by ABC News correspondent Jonathan Karl."[RNC Chairwoman…

9 months ago·United States
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Business Insider

Trump threatened to start his own political party in a tense clash with the RNC on his last day in office, book says

"You lose forever without me," Trump told RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, according to ABC News correspondent Jonathan Karl's new book. "I don't care."

9 months ago·United States
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RollingStone

Pouting Trump Threatened to Leave GOP and Start His Own Party While Leaving White House: Report

Donald Trump was whining until the bitter end.The former president on his last day in office threatened to leave the GOP and start a new party in an effort to get back at the Republicans he felt abandoned him, according to Betrayal: The Final Act of the Trump Show, a new book from Jonathan Karl due out later this month.He did so during a conversation with Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, who had called Trump to wish him w…

9 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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