I will no longer defend Trump – Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives

Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan, Republican and Speaker of the House of Representatives, says he will no longer defend Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, U.S. media reports said.

In a conference call on Monday with Republican lawmakers, Ryan said that he had no plan of campaigning with Trump before Election Day on November 8.

Report say the speaker is currently the most powerful Republican.

He said that Republican Congress was needed to keep Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential candidate, in check if she wins.

The speaker had initially hesitated to back Trump’s presidential bid, but decided to endorse him in June.

However, Ryan did not revoke his endorsement of Trump during his conference call.

Trump came under mounting pressure to withdraw from the race on Saturday after explicit comments he made about groping women in a 2005 conversation were leaked to the media.

The Republican candidate was not invited to an event in Wisconsin in which he was to billed to be the guest of honour alongside Ryan.

Ryan appeared at the event and referred to the firestorm over Trump’s comments as the “elephant in the room,” saying he was “sickened” by Trump’s vulgar comments.


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  • Ikechukwu_67

    …It means you are for clinton who supported a 41 year old man who raped a 12 yr old girl? You definitely are for clinton who deleted 33k emails and bleached them after a subpoena from the Congress. Oh I love the way Donald Trump told her to her face that there would be a federal prosecutor to look over her case if he wins.

    The way the some of these so called Republicans are ready to throw their nominee under the bus at the slighted indication of scandal is disgusting.

    Ryan should disappear into the hole he has always been. After all he hasn’t been part of the Trump Train. I don’t know what he’s ranting about..

    • Omotolaaraujo

      Not in a thousand years could Trump be elected. It was never going to happen. Americans are going to prove it on Election Day.

      • Ikechukwu_67

        I know you wouldn’t support someone who defended a 41 year guy who molested your 12 year old girl. I know that for sure…

        • thusspokez

          She was a lawyer and it was her job to represent her client — unless you want to ban lawyers from representing client who commit very serious crimes. And while at it, why don’t you also call for the ban of doctors who treat criminals?

          • Ikechukwu_67

            ohh!! Please listen listen to her tape about the case. She couldn’t even defend the gist when confronted during the debate. She knew how damaging it would have been since she’s been claiming feminist philosophy of late. She knew better. Mind you her husband, Bill clinton, cannot practice Law again. Reason: He was found to molest a woman that Hillary later pilloried to no end. It didn’t end there, he was impeached as President for actually having sex in the with an intern in the white house. In a normal sense, would you actually want to have anything to do with such people?

          • thusspokez

            Obviously tittle-tattles are more important to you than their policies. It shows what sort of character you are — obviously one who fits the profile of a Trump supporter except perhaps your race.

          • Ikechukwu_67

            Disappointed you couldn’t bring in the racist tag? Just say you don’t like Trump for personal reasons and that would be taken as your honourable position. I have brought out facts which you just couldn’t debunk because they’re acknowleged facts. What are the policies of Hillary? Tell me. You guys brought up hot mike gist and I brought up actions taken by your idols. Where do you stand? You want to persecute a man based on what he said in a man to man gist but you want to give Hillary a free pass when she condoned worse actions taken by her husband.

            I love the last debate. Oh, I know you wished it never occured. Abegyy!!

          • thusspokez

            Look piss off! Go and vote for Trump (as your said) for personal reasons. Less that 5% of African-Americans would be voting for him, if at all. Even this 5% need to get their heads examined.

          • Ikechukwu_67

            I tire for this character o!! Prove your your point, you couldn’t. Disprove my facts; you failed. The only thing you’ve got are insults and innuendos. Have you seen the wikileaks’ leaks? Ohhh!! I’m sure you don’t care because it’s not against Trump. If these embarrassing leaks were against Trump, you would have revelled in them. CNN , ABC, CBS, WAPo & NYT would have exploded by now.Sadly, your hero has been shown to be a duplicitous liar. She has been revealed to be a deep rooted crook with Outlook for corruption. I know you don’t like it but it doesn’t matter.

            Don’t speak for blacks because I’m a proud black and you don’t represent me. Speak for yourself. You don’t like a Trump for whatever reason. That’s your problem. For now, Hillary has exposed. Too bad!!

    • thusspokez

      I don’t know what you are ranting about, but trust the Nigerian to defend and even fight for those who are against his people. I always cringe whenever I hear Nigerian accent on western radio phone-ins. It is a guarantee that up to 80% of what they say would be stµpid and ignorant. I am sure, given the opportunity, you would even vote for the KKK.

      • Ikechukwu_67

        I don’t know your problem. You support a lady who said, with her mouth, that she didn’t know a document marked with letter “C” meant classified does not mean everyone would follow you. You support a lady who defended a 41 year rapist against a 12 yr old girl does not mean everyone would follow your path. Funny enough she’s claiming feminism now. She was proven in the debate to be a bare-faced liar, unfortunately for you, she couldn’t rebut that fact.

        Trump has disavowed KKK so many times that it is sounding like a broken bottle, yet, you still want to tag him with kkk.

        What I wrote were facts and you know it…