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Sun Aug 7, 2016, 10:16 PM Aug 2016

Paul Ryan: ‘The Comments Donald Trump Will Make Over The Next Few Months Are Regrettable’

WASHINGTON—Saying he will be shocked and saddened by the statements of his party’s presidential nominee, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan told reporters Thursday the comments Donald Trump will make over the next several months are “highly regrettable.”

“I want to make clear that the remarks Donald Trump will say in the weeks ahead are unfortunate and do not reflect the views of the Republican Party,” said Ryan, who noted that while he did not agree with the “harmful and divisive” language Trump would choose to use between now and the election, he believed he could work with the candidate to enact a strong conservative platform.

“Mr. Trump will take some distressing and morally indefensible positions during the remainder of his candidacy and, if the election goes as we hope, his presidency. I trust that we can move on from these regrettable lapses in judgment that will continue on a regular basis and get back to the issues that matter.”

Addressing recent inflammatory comments made by the GOP nominee, Ryan added that he just had a productive conversation identical to the dozens more he will have over the next three months with Trump.

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Paul Ryan: ‘The Comments Donald Trump Will Make Over The Next Few Months Are Regrettable’ (Original Post) Zorro Aug 2016 OP
The Onion is not far from the truth here but Ryan will not ever retract his endorsement. riversedge Aug 2016 #1
Definitely a plausible statement. Had to confirm source. 63splitwindow Aug 2016 #6
F**k you . . . . Iliyah Aug 2016 #2
You realize the Onion is satire, right? spooky3 Aug 2016 #4
Love the Onion! So much truth published there. emulatorloo Aug 2016 #3
I wish he would get his ass kicked out of office in November, too. book_worm Aug 2016 #5
The Right hates Ryan for losing to Obama. Spitfire of ATJ Aug 2016 #7
LOL Cali_Democrat Aug 2016 #8
Satire that will probably come true. duncang Aug 2016 #9
Am I the only one lillypaddle Aug 2016 #10


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9. Satire that will probably come true.
Mon Aug 8, 2016, 02:32 AM
Aug 2016

He should go ahead and actually say it. Or maybe have one of those disclaimers he can just set to auto whenever dipshit talks. You know he is thinking anytime around him says dipshit's name he is already thinking what did dipshit say now.

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