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Alarming Number Of Republicans Would Jump Ship To Third Party Spearheaded By Trump, Poll Finds

Alarming Number Of Republicans Would Jump Ship To Third Party Spearheaded By Trump, Poll Finds
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A recent poll conducted by Suffolk University and USA Today revealed a startling new statistic.

In the poll, 46% of people who voted for former President Donald Trump in 2020 would follow him to a new political party.

Trump has reportedly been considering starting his own party since his re-election campaign failed.

The poll also revealed the continued spread of misinformation about the January 6 insurrection at the Captiol.

58% of Trump voters characterized the Capitol riot by Trump supporters—including QAnon adherents and White supremacists—as "mostly an antifa-inspired attack that only involved a few Trump supporters."

Only 28% described the Capitol insurrection as a "rally of Trump supporters, some of whom attacked the Capitol."

The FBI reported there is "no indication" antifa played any role in the January 6 Capitol riot.

A recent study confirmed those arrested for their participation in the violent mob were "largely pro-Trump activists."

Many online hoped Trump would carry out his threat, splitting America's conservative vote in two.

Splitting the conservative vote would certainly be good for Democrats in the short term.

But having a major political party run by a singular demagogue-like figure would be unquestionably bad for the country's political scene.

There were also some online who were skeptical conservative voters would actually abandon the GOP.

Many Americans have long been dissatisfied with the two-party system, but its presence isn't coincidental.

Two major parties with diametrically opposite ideals is the natural result of America's "first past the post" voting system.

Since losing the 2020 election, Trump has continued to falsely claim the election was fraudulent while never providing any evidence to back his lies.

It seems many of his supporters prefef to believe those lies despite the mountains of evidence contradicting him.