The conservatives turning against Donald Trump

After 200 days of Trump’s presidency, his awkward marriage of convenience with Republicans has increasingly come under severe stress

More Republicans will turn against Donald Trump and his politics of populism, a GOP senator and leading critic of the president has predicted, as the Guardian surveys the conservative landscape 200 days into the Trump presidency.

Jeff Flake of Arizona was among 17 conservative politicians, activists, officials and pundits interviewed over two months, revealing that while the president has given rightwing fringe groups a seat at the table, his alliance with his own party remains highly precarious.

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