Michael Tesler, associate professor of political science at the University of California, Irvine writes, “It’s hardly a surprise, then, why Republicans have turned a blind eye to the president’s alleged misconduct. As long as politicians prize power and popularity more than principles, few Republicans will condemn Trump heading into an election year, no matter how serious the alleged transgression.”

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