The damage is done and POTUS set the tone for Republicans by deriding and, using White House resources to undermine common sense issues including scientific data and avoiding even uttering the phrase.
By the time of elections next year, there are multiple issues high on a list of urgent concerns that the Republicans must deal with. Why is it that so far this year, more than 522 people have died during mass shootings and over 2,040 have been injured? WHY?
Trump kissing up to Communists
Trump attacks on people of color
Trump separating families
Trump taking away healthcare
Republicans giving tax-cuts to the rich
Republicans not controlling assault weapons
Trump's denial of Climate Change
Trump canceling longstanding treaties
Trump hurting Americans with tariffs
Trump attacking NATO and allies
POTUS led the Republican Party far down the road of denying the scientific consensus of human-caused climate change, and that has caught the attention of Republican strategists.
Why is ...
He a terrible being?
The mail bomber was a Trump supporter.
The Synagogue shooter also
The Coast guard white supremacist also
The El Paso shooting also