Skipping Cleveland Or Not, These GOPers Are Still In The #PartyOfTrump

Republicans like Jeb Bush, Kelly Ayotte, and Richard Burr are already chickening out of attending the Republican National Convention in July, fearing they’ll be tainted by the inevitable bloodbath and association with Donald Trump. Unfortunately for them, it’s already too late to disassociate with their party’s extremism. The pressure on vulnerable GOP incumbents like Pat Toomey, Ron Johnson, Mark Kirk and others will only grow, but a friendly reminder that whether they make it to Cleveland or not, there’s no doubt they are already card carrying members of the #PartyOfTrump:

  • Former presidential candidate Jeb Bush signed a pledge to support the Republican nominee even if it’s Donald Trump.
  • Richard Burr (NC): praised Donald Trump saying, “Donald Trump has done a tremendous job,” and that he’s “brought a level of passion to running for office that I’m delighted to see.”

Read more from CNN