Kill Trump’s third-party threat: Republican Party chief wants all GOP candidates to pledge

Posted: July 27, 2015 in Uncategorized

Kill Trump’s third-party threat: Republican Party chief wants all GOP candidates to pledge

Daily Mail UK ^ | July 27, 2015 | By David Martosko,

Posted on 7/27/2015, 12:20:09 PM by COUNTrecount

Kill Trump’s third-party threat: Republican Party chief wants all GOP candidates to pledge not to run as independents – but only one might

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus says every GOP White House hopeful ‘should pledge not to run as a third-party candidate’ He was responding to threats from front-runner Donald Trump to undercut the party if Priebus and others don’t show him more respect ‘I think everyone understands that if Hillary Clinton’s going to get beat, she’s going to get beat by a Republican,’ Priebus said Trump walked back the notion of a break with the party after some conciliatory gestures from the RNC The chairman of the Republican National Committee said Monday that every GOP candidate for president ‘should pledge not to run as a third-party candidate,’ a not-so-subtle reference to Donald Trump’s threat ot breaking off and doing things his own way – as an independent.

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Trump, the undisputed front-runner, said last week that he wouldn’t rule out running as a third-party candidate and freezing the GOP out of his meteoric rise if the party didn’t start treating him better.

‘Certainly, I think our candidates should pledge not to run as a third-party candidate,’ RNC bigwig Reince Priebus said Monday on NBC’s ‘TODAY’ show. But he quickly added that ‘I don’t see that happening’ and ‘I don’t fear that.’

‘I think everyone understands that if Hillary Clinton’s going to get beat, she’s going to get beat by a Republican,’ Priebus said. ‘And most people that run for president run to win, and if our candidates want to win, then they’ll have to run as a Republican.’

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