GOP 2024 hopefuls chart paths to run against or around Trump

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LAS VEGAS — Open defiance of Donald Trump, a surefire form of political suicide for Republican politicians for much of the past six years, has suddenly become a reliable applause line.

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu implored Republicans to stop nominating “crazy, unelectable candidates” at the Republican Jewish Coalition meeting here, a showcase for possible presidential contenders. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan called the 2022 midterm the third election that Republicans lost under Donald Trump — “three strikes and you’re out.” Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie compared politicians’ fear of Trump to their fear of being branded a communist in the 1960s amid “litmus tests based on lies.”

The Post’s Marianna Sotomayor explains what to expect now that the Republicans won back control of the U.S. House after the midterm election. (Video: Mahlia Posey/The Washington Post, Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)

Others were less…

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This article was written by Isaac Arnsdorf and originally published on