An Emboldened Extremist Wing Flexes Its Power in a Leaderless G.O.P.

February 1, 2021 ☼ gopdomestic-terrorism

Source: The New York Times

Link: An Emboldened Extremist Wing Flexes Its Power in a Leaderless G.O.P.

With no dominant leader other than the deplatformed one-term president, a radical right movement that became emboldened under Mr. Trump has been maneuvering for more power, and ascending in different states and congressional districts. More moderate Republicans feel increasingly under attack, but so far have made little progress in galvanizing voters, donors or new recruits for office to push back against extremism.