How loyalty to Trump could become the latest wedge threatening to divide Republicans

Former President Donald Trump‘s penchant for punishing GOP detractors is trickling down to Congress as some of his most ardent supporters are using loyalty to the former president as a litmus test for the Republican Party.

House Republican disagreements between conservatives and centrist lawmakers on government funding and leadership have been a mainstay since the GOP won back a slim majority in 2022. But that infighting is spilling over into the 2024 presidential primary, threatening to further fracture the already-fraught GOP caucus.

Since launching his bid for the 2024 presidential election, Trump has kept a continuous calculation of those who have thrown their support behind him and, more importantly, those who have not. For those who have considered other candidates, the former president has been quick to decry their disloyalty and even vow to
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