Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large
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When I read these lines in a Washington Post profile of Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney over the weekend, I gasped:"When staff from the National Republican Congressional Committee rose to explain the party's latest polling in core battleground districts [at an April retreat], they left out a key finding about Trump's weakness, declining to divulge the information even when directly questioned about Trump's support by a member of Congress, according to two people familiar with what transpired. ... Trump's unfavorable ratings were 15 points higher than his favorable ones in the core districts, according to the full polling results, which were later obtained by The Washington Post."Go back and read that. And consider what it makes clear.