Michael Tesler

Michael Tesler, UCI political science professor writes, “Many assumed that the events of Jan 6. would be the final straw for Republican politicians who stayed loyal to Trump throughout his presidency. … It was naive to think Jan. 6 would change that. Anyone who thought so failed to appreciate just how much power Trump wielded over other GOP politicians. That reality has only become clearer since the attack on the Capitol, too.”
For the full story, please visit https://fivethirtyeight.com/live-blog/reflections-on-the-jan-6-insurrection/#323253


© UC Irvine School of Social Sciences - 3151 Social Sciences Plaza, Irvine, CA 92697-5100 - 949.824.2766