These Senate retirements show why Trump is still powerful
Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt just announced out of the blue that he won’t run for another term in 2022, joining a growing list of Republican senators stepping down. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why this phenomenon demonstrates former President Donald Trump’s staying power.
SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
GOP Sen. Roy Blunt announces he will not run for reelection
Senator Roy Blunt Calls Trump’s Actions ‘Reckless,’ But Won’t Call On Him To Resign
Senate rejects expanded gun background checks
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Senate Republicans just took 2 big hits to their 2022 chances
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