Trump: Ban Those Who Don’t Support Me From Running for Office

Bloviating billionaire and reality TV actor Donald Trump, the wannabe GOP unpresidential nominee, said at a rally that former primary opponents who haven’t supported him should be barred from running for political office again.

The Hill reports:

Trump said his primary opponents who now refuse to support his candidacy should not be allowed to run for office in the future, since they’ve gone back on their word.

“It was a rough campaign, and I wasn’t nice, but they weren’t nice either,” the presumptive GOP nominee said at a rally in Bangor, Maine.

“Honestly, you sign a pledge, you’re supposed to honor the pledge,” he continued.

Trump called them “really sore losers” and said they only signed the pledge so he would do so as well.

“They broke their word, and in my opinion, they shouldn’t be allowed to run for office again … because what they did is disgraceful.”

To those GOP rivals who have not endorsed him, in full disclosure, they signed to pledge before Trump went into full unhinged Saul Alinsky-mode, calling Ben Carson a “child molester,” attacking Ted Cruz’s wife, and accusing Cruz’s father of being involved in the assassination of JFK.

They also took the pledge to support a “Republican” nominee. Trump’s almost daily flip-flops on nearly every issues he’s campaign on make him much more qualified to be the Democrat Party nominee than the Republican one.

For Trump to try to take the moral high ground on any issue, especially for breaking their “word” is the epitome of the pot calling the kettle black. Does he think this cheap bully tactic is going to win people over?

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Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.

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