Trump co-chair to GOP: Support him ‘or just shut the hell up’
June 16, 2016
It’s time to support Donald Trump or “just shut the hell up,” according to one of the presumptive Republican nominee’s campaign co-chairs and policy advisers.
“I think from our perspective from the campaign, many of us have the scars of going out and running campaigns where we’ve had to run against the tide,” Sam Clovis remarked on CNN’s “New Day.” “We’ve run against the establishment. We’ve had to fight the establishment, the establishment has come in and outspent us. The establishment has control of the media, a lot of these other issues and some of us have been successful, others not so much.”
Republican Party leadership needs “to figure out what they want,” Clovis said, a day after Trump remarked at a rally in Atlanta that either the party needs to “get tougher,” adding that although running for president is “too tough to do it alone … I think I’m gonna be forced to.”
“Either they want to get behind the presumptive nominee who will be the nominee of this party and make sure that we do everything we can to win in November or we’re just asking them if they can’t do that, then just shut the hell up,” Clovis said. “That’s what we’re asking them to do.” (Read More)