These Senate retirements show why Trump is still powerful

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt just announced out of the blue that he won’t run for another term in 2022, joining a growing list of Republican senators stepping down. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why this phenomenon demonstrates former President Donald Trump’s staying power.


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