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News Tuesday, Dec 8 2015

Political Cowardice: Rubio, Cruz, And Priebus Refuse To Condemn Trump

Dec 08, 2015

“If you want to see examples of people scared of a fascist fearmonger with a cemented lead in virtually every poll, look no further than Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Reince Priebus. Where’s the condemnation from GOP leaders? Their weak responses to Donald Trump’s proposal to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S says it all: They’re cowering in Trump’s long shadow, offering tepid dodges and renewing their commitments to support a Donald Trump nomination. But they’re doomed either way — because if the GOP does work up the nerve to rebuke Trump and force him out 68% of his support will follow.

— Jessica Mackler, President, American Bridge 21st Century

Here are Priebus, Cruz, and Rubio’s underwhelming responses:

Published: Dec 8, 2015

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