Two weeks ago, during the last GOP debate, the Republican candidates were asked if they would promise to support Donald Trump if he was chosen as the nominee and all of them said “yes.” In fact, Ted Cruz proclaimed that the only way he wouldn’t support Trump is if the billionaire “shot someone.” However, it seems as though the last two Republicans standing are now saying that they will not support the loudmouth if he is the chosen one.
John Kasich told Meet The Press that he was not interested in keeping his promise:
We’re going to look at it every single day, and we’ll see what happens. We’ve got a long way to go. And I don’t want to project that he’s going to be the nominee. I don’t think he will be. And if he is… I review it every day.
He went on to express disgust with Trump for attacking Heidi Cruz:
Families have to be off limits. I mean, you cannot get these attacks on families. And if this becomes the order of the day, what kind of people are we going to have in the future that are going to run for public office? There’s got to be some rules, and there’s got to be something that gets set there. Some decency.
Cruz, on the other hand, flat-out said he will not support the real estate mogul if GOP voters choose him:
I don’t make a habit out of supporting people who attack my wife and attack my family.
The fact that the GOP leadership wanted them to pledge their undying support for Trump is a pretty clear indication that they know he is a horrible pick. Never before have they had to corner members of their party and force them to back their nominee. The billionaire seems to be doing a tremendous job of destroying the party within and the establishment is running around in a panic because they have no idea how to stop him.
From a Democrat’s point of view, it is pretty hilarious because Trump is a product of their own hate. This is what happens when you tell your base to hate the government. So, they can’t get mad when suddenly the people they have been brainwashing to hate Washington turn around and elect someone that is not part of their establishment. It is the GOP’s just deserts.
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