Trump Stands Strong While Weak RINO Republicans Run For Cover
Leave it to the eGOP to hold out hope to the last minute that they can de-throne Trump as the nominee and get one of their own in to maintain the corruption base. Some, … many eGOP sleazes who grabbed onto Trump’s coattails after he convincingly won the nomination, have now thrown him under the bus, after his crude comments were aired on Friday. Many have withdrawn their previous endorsements.
And while you would, of course, expect the left, like NPR to be completely knicker twisted over the events of last week, such behavior from Republicans, even RINO Republicans is on step too far, just weeks before the election.
Prominent Republicans are calling on him to drop out and elected officials are running from him and fast. See the full list of Republicans calling on Trump to step down at the bottom on this post.
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The candidate isn’t backing down, telling the Washington Post’s Robert Costa in an interview today, “I’d never withdraw. I’ve never withdrawn in my life.”
The Post reports, Trump called from his home in Trump Tower and said, “No, I’m not quitting this race. I have tremendous support.”
But The Donald is not so easily bullied, which is a good thing in a POTUS, don’t you think?
Here is a complete list of RINO Republicans who are hiding under their desks instead of supporting the people’s nominee.
Sen. John Thune (South Dakota): Third highest ranking Republican in the Senate, previously said he would support the nominee
Sen. Mark Kirk (Illinois): Ran campaign ads distancing himself from Trump
Sen. Ben Sasse (Nebraska): Prominent “Never Trumper”
Sen. Deb Fischer (Nebraska): Withdrew previous endorsement
Sen. Mike Crapo (Idaho): Withdrew previous endorsement
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (West Virginia): Said the “appropriate next step may be for him to reexamine his candidacy;” Withdrew previous endorsement
Sen. Dan Sullivan (Alaska): Withdrew previous endorsement
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska): Tweeted that Trump has “forfeited the right to be our party’s nominee,” Did not endorse Trump previously
Sen. Cory Gardner (Colorado): Withdrew previous endorsement
Sen. Jeff Flake (Arizona): Did not endorse Trump previously
Rep. Martha Roby (Alabama): Withdrew previous endorsement
Rep. Bradley Byrne (Alabama): Withdrew previous endorsement
Sen. Mike Lee (Utah): Did not endorse Trump previously
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (Utah): Withdrew previous endorsement
Rep. Mia Love (Utah): Did not endorse Trump previously
Rep. Chris Stewart (Utah): Withdrew previous endorsement
Rep. Barbara Comstock (Virginia)
Rep. Mike Coffman (Colorado)
Rep. Charlie Dent (Pennsylvania): Previously said he is not voting for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in the general election
Rep. Ann Wagner (Missouri): Withdrew previous endorsement
Rep. Rodney Davis (Illinois): Withdrew previous endorsement
Rep. Fred Upton (Michigan)
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (Nebraska)
Rep. Frank LoBiondo (New Jersey): Said he will write in Mike Pence
Gov. Dennis Daugaard (South Dakota): Withdrew previous endorsement
Joe Heck, Republican Senate Candidate (Nevada): Is running for Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid’s seat
Carly Fiorina, former presidential candidate
George Pataki, former New York governor
Jon Huntsman, former Utah governor
Hugh Hewitt, conservative radio talk show host, previous Trump backer