Conservatives Slam GOP Chris Jacobs' Backing of Never Trumpers, Tax Hikes

Chris Jacobs hopes to capture the state’s 27th congressional district Republican nomination, but his campaigning with a Never Trump Republican and his voting for tax increases in the state Senate might jeopardize his chances of getting reelected.

David Frum: Shutdown Will End with 'No Wall,' Trump Backing Down

Friday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” former Bush speechwriter and Atlantic writer David Frum said the current government shutdown would end with President Donald Trump backing down over his demand for funding to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. Frum said, “One of Donald Trump’s difficulties is he doesn’t understand that words connect at points to the real world, that they describe something. He lives in a world in which he watches things on TV, on one network, sometimes CNN a little bit. In that world he’s got designated talkers who are paid by the network, sometimes to go on TV and tell Donald Trump things that he likes. Like the Democrats are divided, or that the country will blame them.” He added, “Meanwhile, he is about to face this decision. December 31, New Year’s Eve is coming up. There are people who have paid $200,000 annual memberships to go to Mar-a-Lago and schmooze with the president. That’s money that goes into his pocket. He’s expected there. The Secret Service has paid $50,000 for tents for the Secret Service for them at this Mar-a-Lago New Year’s Eve party. Will President Trump go? I assume he will want to go. How will things look the