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Who Will Lead The GOP After Trump?

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Donald Trump’s entry into the 2016 campaign was treated largely as a joke by nearly everyone who covered him, but the message that would knock over two political dynasties and carry him to the White House shined through from the very beginning.

“When was the last time anybody saw us beating, let’s say, China in a trade deal? They kill us,” Trump queried an audience, adding  “when was the last time you saw a Chevrolet in Tokyo? It doesn’t exist, folks. They beat us all the time.”