Donald Trump's Republican Doubters Warn Of "Lame Duck" Limits : The NPR Politics Podcast Donald Trump's GOP critics have begun to suggest that Republicans should nominate a fresh face, someone eligible for reelection after 2024. It's the kind of pragmatist argument that doesn't usually sway voters — but it does hint that party strategists are worried that Trump's poor standing with independent voters would against cost them the presidency.

This episode: political correspondent Susan Davis, senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.

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Donald Trump's Republican Doubters Warn Of "Lame Duck" Limits

Donald Trump's Republican Doubters Warn Of "Lame Duck" Limits

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Donald Trump's GOP critics have begun to suggest that Republicans should nominate a fresh face, someone eligible for reelection after 2024. It's the kind of pragmatist argument that doesn't usually sway voters — but it does hint that party strategists are worried that Trump's poor standing with independent voters would against cost them the presidency.

Learn more about upcoming live shows of The NPR Politics Podcast at nprpresents.org.

Support the show and unlock sponsor-free listening with a subscription to The NPR Politics Podcast Plus. Learn more at plus.npr.org/politics