'Every circus needs a clown': Jim Jordan sets off a deluge of mockery by declaring Trump 'the leader' of the GOP
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A brief Twitter post published by Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) on Wednesday ended up receiving a large number of responses. "President Trump is the leader of the Republican Party," he wrote.

Unsurprisingly, there was a lot of pushback on that notion.

"Jim Jordan is Trump's cheerleader, enabler, co-conspirator and getaway driver," said Jeff Sites, a Democractic candidate who hopes to oust the GOP congressman.

"That will ruin the #GOP," added Fox News commentator Leslie Marshall.

See some more responses below: