The Highest Ranking Republican Just Refused to Endorse Donald Trump–For Now

The House Speaker told CNN he’s not “ready to do that at this point.”


House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday that he is “not ready” to endorse Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president.

“I’m just not ready to do that at this point,” Ryan told CNN‘s Jake Tapper.

“I think what a lot of Republicans want to see is that we have a standard bearer that bears our standards,” he added.

In December, Ryan condemned Trump’s inflammatory plan to ban all Muslims from entering the country.

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