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Steve Schmidt Renounces GOP With Scathing Missive to the ‘Feckless Cowards’ of the ‘Party of Trump’

Republican strategist Steve Schmidt has renounced his membership with the GOP in disgust of what it has become under President Donald Trump.

The former John McCain campaign manager and MSNBC contributor has been a vocal Trump critic for some time, regularly mocking the president’s intelligence and slamming his policies in scathing terms. This morning, in light of Trump administration’s policy of taking migrant children away from their parents at the border, Schmidt is rejecting the Republican Party to become an Independent aligned with the Democrats.

He explained the decision in a series of tweets:

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