Hillary Clinton said Monday that the GOP had turned into a “cult” under Trump’s presidency.
During the discussion on “Washington Post Live,” the former secretary of state also said that she’s holding out hope that the Republican party will “find its soul.”
“It is really troubling to see the Republican Party turn themselves into a cult and, you know, basically pledge allegiance not to the United States of America, but to Donald Trump,” Mrs. Clinton stated.
“I think this will eventually burn out; I hope it happens sooner, not later,” she said of Trump’s power in the party.
“I’m hoping that the Republican Party will find its soul, will find its center again and understand they can’t keep playing with fire,” she continued. “You know, a lot of them thought that they could control Trump, they could use him, they could use him to take over the Supreme Court, they could use him to recklessly cut taxes, they could do what their own agenda was really demanding because he didn’t care about any of it other than his power and his adulation and the role that he played, rather than the job that he was supposed to do.
“So I hope the Republican Party catches up with the rest of the country,” she added.
Trump has made it clear he is still the dominant force of the GOP, especially after his incredible CPAC speech last month. It looks like Hillary may not be getting her wish any time soon.