Paul Ryan has endorsed Donald Trump and has refused to condemn him too strongly, and Trump rewarded him by saying he doesn’t plan to endorse him.
Trump is most likely upset that Ryan, while not outright critical, released a statement rebutting his attacks on the Khans. But despite Khizr Khan‘s requests, Ryan has refused to denounce Trump himself.
This is how Ryan’s office is responding to Trump’s refusal to endorse:
Paul Ryan's spokesman responds to WashPost article saying Donald Trump won't back Ryan in primary #2016 pic.twitter.com/u2Ex9l4ZdQ
— Alex Moe (@AlexNBCNews) August 2, 2016
Oh, they never asked. Because they thought the Republican nominee for president would naturally support the Republican Speaker of the House? Or because they didn’t want to make things worse by latching Trump and Ryan even closer?
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