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Donald Trump's Rise Divides Lawmakers On Capitol Hill

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The realization that Donald Trump is the likely GOP nominee is dividing lawmakers on Capitol Hill into different camps: Republicans who think he will ruin the party; Republicans who think he can actually win; and Democrats who think he will put more races into play than originally forecast.

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