Pat Cowan, a Republican official in west Texas, would rather blow up her party than see it controlled by 'weak' Republicans. The view - echoed by many of the two dozen Texas voters and party officials interviewed by Reuters - underscores how Trump, after four years of dividing the nation, now has done the same to his own party.
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