Former Republican Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh predicted that the GOP would suffer a major loss in 2020 if it retained President Trump as a party nominee. "He's not qualified, he's not fit, he's a kid, he's ruthless, he's unpredictable, he's a narcissist," Walsh said Monday in "Morning Joe." "If he is our candidate in 2020, the Republican Party will be beaten up because young people do not like Trump, women do not like Trump, and people living in the suburbs do not like Trump."
Walsh said the Tea Party and the GOP were responsible for Trump being thrown into the White House, and they suddenly expressed their regret over his earlier political views because they helped the President gain power.
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"I think I'm partly responsible for Trump, and that's scary," he said. "I think Trump chose two things, the Republican Party establishment had no contact with their constituents, and Trump took advantage of that, he raised this issue illegally to the people of that country, and the Republican Party ignored that question."
Walsh added, "The other part that Trump chose was ̵
Walsh squeezed He continued to cast his personal shame on voting for Trump and said his apology for his earlier views should be considered positive.
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"Correct me, if I'm wrong, this man never apologized for anything So here I am in front of you this morning – yes, I helped bring Trump to the White House, "he said.
"I am ashamed of it, I feel terrible, I will try to free myself from it, but most of all, the country can not allow this guy to be re-elected, we are being led by a child now and that is damned scary . "
Walsh and former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld have announced that they will challenge Trump for the Republican Party's presidential candidacy in 2020.