Don't forget, one of his first acts of office was to intone that "the powers of the President shall not be questioned".
I mean, that comment, coming as it did from that dead-eyed sophomoric little toady, even eclipsed Karl Rove's heel clicking by a mile:
"We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you are studying that reality — judiciously, as you will — we’ll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study too, and that’s how things will sort out. We’re history’s actors, and you, all of you, will be left to just study what we do."
My point is, a lot of conservatives will refuse to vote for Trump now that this stunt got pulled. Some inventive conservatives will run as third party, and they will siphon off enough votes to cause Trump to be utterly destroyed.
The only people pushing the Athenian Straw Man Nonexistent Threat of Slippery Slope Windyfoggery (ASMNSSW) RE DEMOCRACY are people who have a misunderstanding/problem or hatred of democracy. (See AUTHORITARIANS)