A veteran Republican on Capitol Hill emails about the cascading crises coming from Trump's White House.
"I can't think of a similar situation of political self-destruction," the source says. "I honestly don't think there's much in the Russia-connection narrative of substance, but Trump and co. have made it into a story that could very well bring him down politically... I always thought Trump could prove to be the destruction of the Republicans."
Why this matters: The quote above crystallizes a prevailing sentiment among seasoned establishment Republicans in Washington. They're watching a President they've never trusted threaten a political party he's never cared about.