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Twenty-six percent of Republican governors and members of Congress are refusing to endorse GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, according to a survey by the USA TODAY Network.

Of the 31 Republican governors, 54 GOP senators and the 246 Republican members of the House (331 total), the survey identified 87 who are not endorsing Trump’s candidacy as of late Tuesday.

It is an extraordinary demonstration of the fracture Trump’s candidacy has revealed in the Republican Party. Euro fx futures There is no precedent in modern American political history for elected officials of either party to refuse en masse to support their presidential nominee. It shows that Trump will have to wage a national campaign without the fleet of surrogates and supporters that every other presidential contender has relied

on for decades to help bring voters to the polls. Market futures yahoo And it illustrates how hard it will be for the GOP to rebuild if Trump loses.

Some of these elected officials rejected Trump months ago; many turned on him since the release of a 2005 tape of Trump making lewd comments about women; and some simply refuse to say whether they will or will not vote for their party’s presidential nominee.

Malek said he believes the remarkable number of dissenters in the party represent concerns about Trump, not a deeper fissure in the party, and that the party will be able to reunite in the next election cycle even if Trump loses.

Tyler White, a political science professor at the University of Nebraska, disagrees. Nzd usd live chart “We are seeing a diversity in the Republican Party that we are not used to,” White said. Usd nzd chart Democrats have a reputation for being fractious and hard to organize; Republicans have been the party “with a reputation of being in lock step with one another, and decisions are made by the ‘adults’ in the party.”

What has changed, White said, is “this giant debate going on within the Republican party about who their base really is. Usd to inr forecast 2015 Is it based on immigration and cultural issues. or is to the the group that is more focused on national security and fiscal responsibility?”

Ryan’s time as House speaker illustrate the challenge of trying to bridge that divide. Binary search algorithm example Ryan took the speakers’ gavel only after conservative hard-liners pushed out his predecessor, John Boehner of Ohio. The binary Ryan hesitated in endorsing Trump, saying first that he wanted to make sure Trump shared the policy agenda of House Republicans; he later endorsed Trump but continued to scold the candidate for inflammatory comments. Market futures cnbc On Monday, Ryan did not withdraw his endorsement, but said he would not campaign with Trump and he urged other Republicans to do whatever was best for their own re-election.