Dickerson: Republicans Have to Distance Themselves from Trump

‘They will always be faced with being asked about this’


DICKERSON: "Well, for Republicans in particular they have to distance themselves from the president. And the question is whether this is anything that that can be repaired? Because the -- the president has now spoken twice on this issue and has not met the moment. And you have -- particularly for Republicans, they will always be faced with being asked about this. Anybody who makes remarks that can be received approvingly by imperial wizard of the KKK David Duke is just somebody that Republicans can’t embrace. And so how do you work on infrastructure, for example, now? Democrats are not going to be able to vote on anything that supported by a president who has said these remarks and who seems ready to keep fight about this and to the exclusion of all else."

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