Rubio explains his logic in backing Trump

Rubio explains his logic in backing Trump

By Nolan McCaskill (Politico) –




Marco Rubio has deep reservations about Donald Trump’s policies and the way he’s conducted his campaign, but the Florida senator will support him over Hillary Clinton this fall, he explained on Wednesday, because he signed a loyalty pledge to support the nominee.

“You were very explicit during your campaign about some of your concerns. You said he was an embarrassment, you said you were fearful at the prospect of his hand on the nuclear code, you said he wasn’t a Republican, not a conservative, that he would lose to Hillary Clinton,” NBC “Today’s” Savannah Guthrie told Rubio. “I know you want to stick by your pledge, but are you exalting that piece of paper over these fears you say you still have for the country with Donald Trump as the nominee?”

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