The GOP (Grand Old Party) calls itself the Party of Lincoln.
It is a party in crisis. Huge donors have threatened politicians at all levels with retaliatory SuperPacs if they counter the Libertarian Koch/Mercer/Trump agenda including the healthcare bill, tax reform, deregulation and privatization across numerous sectors.
Video: Steve Bannon Declares ‘Season of War’ Against GOP Establishment at Values Voter Summit October 14, 2017 Breitbart
The Moral Crisis
While the last many decades have allied the Republican party with evangelical Christianity, the investigations and scandals continue to expose the rift.
Roy Moore, AL Senatorial candidate, sparked much dialogue following 4 accusations of molesting underage girls.