Is Carly Fiorina mulling over a challenge to President Donald Trump? That’s the question many were left asking Monday after Fiorina targeted the president and the Republican Party with blistering critique.
Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO who ran for the Republican nomination in 2016, illuminated what many so-called “NeverTrump” Republicans criticize in the age of Trump: the newfound emphasis on loyalty to Trump.
“When did so many Republicans decide that we should also pledge allegiance to The Party and swear fidelity to President Trump?” Fiorina wrote.
“I have been called ‘disloyal’ because I am critical of Trump. I am not alone,” she added. “Many others have been intimidated into silence or compelled to defend the indefensible.”
Silencing those disloyal to the president amounts to an abdication of “our responsibility to help create a ‘more perfect union,’” Fiorina said, insisting that Trump must earn loyalty from Americans — not coerce it. – READ MORE