House Speaker Paul Ryan met with supporters Wednesday, in response to speculation that he was about to endorse presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.
He said his staff talks to Trump’s campaign on a daily basis and “we are having good conversations.”
He told reporters he is still not yet prepared to endorse Trump. “I haven’t made a decision,” he said. “Nothing has changed, and we are still having conversations.”
“I don’t know where all this came from,” Ryan said, of the rumors. “Look, I don’t have a timeline in my mind. And I have not made a decision.”
“There’s no update and we’ve not told the Trump campaign to expect an endorsement,” Ryan’s spokesman said in a statement. “He’s also not told anyone he regrets anything.”
His two top deputies, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), are both supporting Trump.
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