Paul Ryan’s Opponent: Trump ‘Showed Leadership’ by Endorsing Paul Ryan, But…

Paul Ryan‘s primary challenger today reacted to Donald Trump endorsing Ryan by saying Trump “showed leadership” for the sake of party unity.

Paul Nehlen has praised Trump in the past, and Trump said nice things about him, but Nehlen does not begrudge him the fact that Republicans pressured Trump to get in line behind the Speaker of the House because, as Nehlen told CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield, “Paul Ryan’s running scared.”

He declared that Ryan “sold his soul to the globalists” and Trump may have endorsed him, but he’s not endorsing his policies:

“Paul Ryan sold his soul to globalist people who put money in his campaign coffers. Donald Trump is not endorsing that. Donald Trump, Mr. Trump is unifying the party. And I applaud him for that. He’s warrior on behalf of American worker.”

The most recent poll has Ryan leading Nehlen by 66 points.

Watch above, via CNN.

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