Against the Grain

The GOP’s Suburban Delusion

House Republicans won’t be rebounding in the suburbs as long as Trump is president. But GOP leaders can’t acknowledge that obvious truth.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks following a Nov. 14 meeting for the House Republican leadership elections. From left, Reps. Tom Emmer, Liz Cheney, Gary Palmer, Jason Smith, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, and Rep. Mark Walker.
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