Paul Pledges to Spend ‘Every Waking Hour’ Trying to Stop Trump
There is a civil-war brewing inside of the GOP. Sen. Rand Paul has promised to spend “every waking hour” combating Donald Trump and his dangerous rhetoric.
“Donald Trump takes us in the wrong direction. He would be a disaster. We’ll be slaughtered in a landslide,” Paul said in an interview on the Alan Colmes radio show, as first reported by BuzzFeed. “That’s why my every waking hour is to try to stop Donald Trump from being our nominee.”
“I think we, the Republican Party, becomes the party of angry people that insinuate that most immigrants are drug dealers or rapists, that’s a terrible direction for our party,” he said.
“We’re never going to grow as a party. We’re never going to increase our vote among the Hispanic population, the black population, among women — all those things we need to expand our party.”
“I’m a Republican, and I think if you don’t support the nominee, it harms even those like myself. Because, for example, I was not the establishment pick when I ran for the U.S. Senate, but I agreed I would support them if they won, but they also agreed to support me, so it works both ways.”
“It sounds terrible, ‘Oh you’re going to support Donald Trump,’ but I expect Donald Trump to support me as well if I win.”
See the full story at The Hill.
Photo credit: Joe My God.