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The five lessons a post-Trump Republican party needs to learn from the president… and five things it would do well to ditch

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Although his time as president seems to be at an end, I believe that Donald Trump has a great many things to be proud of.

It’s safe to say that Trump did well for the Republican Party, given his significant achievements in foreign policy and the fact that the only president in my lifetime who has been as positive for the economy was Ronald Reagan. It’s no surprise, then, that a recent Rasmussen poll shows that 72 percent of the GOP believe that the Trump model is the one to follow moving forward.

I am inclined to agree, but I do think that there are some caveats that need to be put in there. Over the past four years, there have been some battles that the president has got involved in that were absolutely pointless, on top of some self-centered pursuits that really should not have happened during a presidency. As such, I’ve compiled a list of the Trump-inspired policies and strategies the Republican party needs to retain going forward... and those that it needs to ditch.

This is one thing that Trump got right from the very beginning. Most Americans believe that America is a good place that has done many great things. When the modern Democrat party seems to use messaging that is the exact opposite, this is an easy win. Generally speaking, Americans are very patriotic people and will respond positively to a positive message. It’s a very simple idea to show love for your nation and the people in it. The Republican party needs to continue with this messaging, because the people who want them in office love their own nation. And if that sounds like simple politics, it’s because it is. If you spend your time trashing the country that’s your home, why are people going to want to listen to what you have to say? The Republicans’ political opponents think that America is a hotbed of racism, sexism and more. The Republican should reject such negativity.

The highlights of Trump’s presidency were when laws were passed that helped the working American - specifically the substantial tax cuts that were introduced. Between income tax cuts and corporate tax cuts, America........

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