Republicans rethink Trump support amid Capitol siege fallout, administration exodus

Republicans rethink Trump support amid Capitol siege fallout, administration exodus

With the U.S. Capitol in the background, members of the National Guard stand behind newly placed fencing around the Capitol grounds the day after violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Congress in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

By Dave Boyer and Seth McLaughlin– The Washington Times

President Trump strongly suggested Thursday that he’s looking for a second term in 2024, even as the walls of his current administration began to crumble with resignations in response to chaotic events in Washington that have some conservatives questioning Mr. Trump’s future role in the Republican Party.

In this Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 file photo, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., meet with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) ** FILE **

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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

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Police hold off Trump supporters who tried to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. As Congress prepares to affirm President-elect Joe Biden's victory, thousands of people have gathered to show their support for President Donald Trump and his claims of election fraud. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Capitol Police face shake-up after failure to fend off mob of protesters 43 minutes ago

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With the U.S. Capitol in the background, members of the National Guard stand behind newly placed fencing around the Capitol grounds the day after violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Congress in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Republicans rethink Trump support amid Capitol siege fallout, administration exodus

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Violent protesters, loyal to President Donald Trump, storm the Capitol, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. It's been a stunning day as a number of lawmakers and then the mob of protesters tried to overturn America's presidential election, undercut the nation's democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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