Earlier this week, Donald Trump decided to endorse Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. John McCain in time for their primary elections. Members of the GOP, fans of Trump, and conservative media declared the endorsement as a sign of Trump’s effort to spark “party unity.” Unfortunately, so far it appears to have had little impact.
Republican congressman, Scott Rigell, (Rep-Va.) said Saturday that he will be voting for the Libertarian candidate, Gary Johnson for president. Rigell is the third Republican House member this week to say he would not vote for Trump.
“I’ve always said I will not vote for Donald Trump and I will not vote for Hillary Clinton,” Mr. Rigell said. “I’m going to vote for the Libertarian candidate.”
Earlier in the week, Rep. Richard Hanna, R-N.Y., said he will be voting for Hillary Clinton in November because he believes Trump is “offensive and narcissistic,” as well as “a world-class panderer.”
The day after Hanna declared his allegiance to Clinton, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., went on national television to say he would not back Trump because of the billionaire businessman’s tangle with the Khan family. Mr. Khan has risen to fame as a result of his speech at the DNC last month. Khan, who is the father of a U.S. Army Captain who died in Iraq, blasted Trump for his promise to place a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States.
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