GOP lawmakers, Trump team to discuss party unity, scandals
Fear permeates the House and Senate conferences on Capitol Hill. Like teenagers freaked out by a faux clown posse on social media, congressional Republicans fret about Donald Trump – and it’s why House Republicans will hold a conference call Monday morning to discuss what to do about their presidential nominee.The weekend teemed with disavowals, condemnations and outright revulsion directed at Trump from dozens of congressional Republicans. And frankly, those lawmakers are crippled about what to do.Many congressional Republicans fear what Trump’s remarks about women mean for GOP candidates in races down the ballot. They want answers about the redirection of resources to House and Senate candidates in an effort to mitigate the Trump malignancy. They’ll talk about whether they should bolt from Trump – or if they can inhabit some tenable middle ground. They’ll consider whether Trump manage. . .