"We don't need four more years of that," Pompeo, who would become Trump's Secretary of State, said at the time.
"What kind of tractor you reckon that takes?"
I'm an immigration lawyer, former military and a life-long Republican. But Trump may have changed the party's DNA beyond repair.
Throwing red meat to the party's base appears to be the focus of the political world, even at the risk of serious long-term blowback.
The Republican Party of Florida are planning to hold two voter registration drives at a gun show in the battleground state this weekend.
"We've lost the traditional values that Republicans have had: free trade, legal immigration and of course fiscal sanity," Nebraska lawmaker John McCollister said.
Susan Del Percio slammed the president for showing "absolutely no heart whatsoever" in his address following two weekend mass shootings.
President Trump has called climate change a "Chinese hoax" designed "make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive."
Kennedy said that when it comes to actually reducing spending, lawmakers from both parties "don't want to hear about it."
He claimed he didn't remember seeing some of the other offensive tweets, but that he took responsibility for them.
"It is important to remember that even an attempt to obstruct constitutes obstruction of justice," a Republicans for the Rule of Law spokesperson tells Newsweek.
"In a perfect example of the Fox-Trump feedback loop, it turns out that many of the GOP questions yesterday came straight from Sean Hannity," John Avlon said.
"Political jihad is their game," the poster's tagline read. "If you don't agree with their socialist ideology, you're racist."
"Shame on him. That's not even about politics anymore. We're talking about being a good human being," John Feal said.
"It's idiotic what they're saying," Peaches McGuire Coates argued on CNN. "So it doesn't matter whether they're white, man, woman, brown, yellow, anything."
Elsa Alcala said the president's recent verbiage in attacking the "four women of color" serving in the House of Representatives was the final straw.
"You can't leave fast enough," President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter, referencing progressive Democratic congresswomen.
"I've been telling people, if we want to keep the Republican party in Texas, the Republican party in Texas needs to start looking like Texas," the Congressman said.
"Folks think they can get to the president through me because I work with the president a lot, talk to the president a lot," Matt Gaetz told Fox News' Martha MacCallum.
"That's the end of that race!" the president tweeted confidently.
The message's arrival came hours after reports from multiple media outlets highlighted a plan for ICE agents in 10 cities across the U.S. to conduct raids in an effort to round up as many as 2,000 families.
The creator of the statue claimed that the clay she used never dried out, symbolizing the president's unfinished work.
The co-author of the Republican tax bill admitted that it's "hard to know" what the economic benefits of the cuts will be as corporate revenues drop 31%
Chris Truax, a Republicans for the Rule of Law legal adviser and spokesperson, said the ad, which encourages GOP members to take Trump's obstruction allegations "seriously," serves as "a reminder of what patriotism and political bravery can look like."
"AOC–All Out Crazy–wants to establish a new Soviet Republic," Ocasio-Cortez challenger Rich Valdes said.
"Just like you have a right to remain silent when you're arrested, you have a right to remain silent when the census comes," Andrew Napolitano explained.
Not everyone will be waving "Dump Trump" placards when the president comes to stay.
"Impeachment polls right up there with skim milk among the American people," Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) said.
"That is not what this country was founded upon. This is not what we've been successful upon," former Republican Representative Diane Black argued.