The Republican candidate for the White House, Donald Trump finally announced, Friday, August 5, he would support the candidacy of Republican Paul Ryan for re-election at the head of the House of Representatives. Seeking to put an end to tensions between him and several senior officials of the party, Mr. Trump, which had triggered a controversy by declaring it a few days ago that he was not yet ready to support Mr. Ryan, brought him his support.
“We need unity. We have to win this election, “said Mr. Trump at a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin, the State of Ryan. He stressed that unity among Republicans was the only way to beat the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, during the presidential election of 8 November. “In our common mission to make his greatness to America, I support and I support our president of the House, Paul Ryan,” said Mr. Trump, cheered by the crowd.
“This is a good man and a good man, said the billionaire, the thumbs up in approval. We can have disagreements on some issues, but essentially, we agree. “Mr. Trump had triggered a storm among Republicans three days earlier, declaring the Washington Post that he was” not quite “ready to support Ryan. The latter will compete to retain his post on August 9 in the primary of Wisconsin, where he faces a conservative dissident.
“I like Paul, but our country is going through a terrible time, then told Mr. Trump. We need leadership very, very strong. “Donald Trump also made Friday its support to Arizona Senator John McCain and Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, both candidates for re-election in difficult conditions.
Mr. Trump, who had previously refused to support Mr. McCain said Friday he had “great respect” for him. MM. Ryan and McCain had strongly disapproved of what the candidate to the White House on the parents of an American Muslim soldier killed in action in Iraq in 2004.