DAN, Republican Party, Donald Trump discussed on NBC Meet the Press (audio) - NBC Meet the Press (audio) - 08-06-2017-104432

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Mandates really to permit the speakers it is as heather points out just sort of the outliers who get focus and i'm gonna go back to this issue because it feels as if if this were simply a debate about conservatism versus populism it would be one thing but it's trump's character dan that sort of calm frankly complicates the debate for for the for the right well it does although i think there's there's there's two problems that the republican party has or to differ debates that they're having there's the debate that was occurring pre donald trump which was in a sense kind of the ted cruz view of the world versus the marco rubio view of the world do we need a hardline conservative to carry our banner or do we need to have something that someone who reaches out in expands the coalition that debate got smothered in 2016 by donald trump who brought in populism and so you now have this multiple clash within the party and trump's behavior trump style trump's operating and style changes the way a lot of people think about all of those aspects i think that senator flake has done a great service actually to the debate and i think that what he's doing right now is extremely important you know he says we the republican party created donald trump i think that his diagnoses are spot on i think his prescription about what to do about it is kuzmic i mean he says basically that donald trump is now a threat to republican only the congress can save them stop him and then he just falls a little bit short david what should he do like what is it i mean i that was a.

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