Pence backs Ryan, breaking with Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) —  Donald Trump’s running mate Mike Pence is breaking with the Republican nominee by endorsing House Speaker Paul Ryan in his primary fight.

Pence said in a phone interview with Fox News Channel that he’s pleased to endorse Ryan.

The move comes a day after Trump said in an interview that he’s “just not quite there yet” when it comes to backing Ryan, who has at times been critical of Trump’s most controversial comments.

Pence says that he spoke with Trump Wednesday morning about his “support for Paul Ryan and our longtime friendship.”

He says Trump, “strongly encouraged me to endorse Paul Ryan in next Tuesday’s primary. And I’m pleased to do it.”

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  • Texasranger

    Paul Ryan is against Donald Trump but, Mike Pence will continue to stand by and support Trump.

    Trump is the best candidate for president in 2016 and will Make America Great Again.

    While Hillary Clinton continues to prove she is the most corrupt democrat candidate ever and continues to do anything she can to rig the election and smear Donald Trump.!

    Here’s Proof of Clinton’s Campaign Corruption – see the video linked below.!

    https://youtu.be/5IuJGHuIkzY