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Whose job is it to unite the Republican Party? The nominee's or those who pledged to support him?


If recollection can take you back to September 2015, all the Republican contenders for the presidency pledged to support the one of them who eventually wins their party's nomination. In a recent March 2016 debate featuring the three remaining contenders, Mr. Trump said he would not stick to his pledge because the Republican Party, in whole or part, was not treating him as fairly as it should. When Senator Cruz and Governor Kasich, the other remaining contenders, were asked how they stood on their written pledges to support the eventual nominee, they hedged (as politicians so often do.)

 

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    bradmasterOCcal 4 weeks ago

    The real problem with US politics is the loyal party voter. Therefore, the loyal party voter concept should be changed to voting for the best candidate. Then the parties have to follow the will of the voters, instead of creating sheep that follow the

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    Demas W Jasper (Perspycacious) 3 months ago

    In hindsight, it looks as if the Republicans rallied to the party candidates by themselves.


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    bradmasterOCcal 4 weeks ago

    The House of Cards is one that should be avoided as it mirrors the existing paradigm. It is not president Trump's duty to the party but to all the people. That is the West Wing and House of Card system party before country and people. Trump is trying