There is no better illustration of the Trumpification of the Republican party than Elise StefanikElise Marie StefanikNJ Republican pushes for Ways and Means seat a year after switching parties Democrats were united on top issues this Congress — but will it hold? Governors take heat for violating their own coronavirus restrictions MORE, who starts her fourth term in the House this week.The upstate New York lawmaker was a textbook moderate-conservative Republican of the Bush variety. She was a young assistant in the George W. Bush administration, then a campaign aide to Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanTrump’s political future depends on whether he can change McCarthy woos Freedom Caucus with eye on Speakership American Greatness editor on how Trump’s abandonment of populism affected 2020 election MORE, endorsed John Kasich for the GOP nomination in 2016 and kept a distance from Donald Trump.After election to the House six years ago at age 30, she vowed to be a bridge to millennials and became co-chair of the “Tuesday Group,” a small contingent of moderate Republicans designed to counter the far right.ADVERTISEMENTThen over a year ago she saw the political handwriting and began veering rightward. A few of the mainstream Republicans stood up to Trump,… Read full this story
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