His retirement is less relevant than you might think. Trump’s grip on the GOP has implications far beyond elected office. Lamar is looking forward to a life after politics — and he knows it will be complicated by any break w/ Trump over impeachment.
I’m just explaining the reality for these Rs. They feel trapped, most of them—and retirement isn’t the escape we might think.
It’s not easy to cross Trump the way he did. If it was, many more would.
Maybe he will. But the idea that he’s got nothing to lose....I’m telling you, it’s a foreign concept to these Rs.