Republican Strategist: Donald Trump Doing 'Intentional Damage' To Down-Ballot GOP Candidates

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during his campaign event at the Ocean Center Convention Center on Aug. 3, 2016 in Daytona, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Pressure is mounting this week against the Trump campaign, after Republican nominee Donald Trump refused to endorse House Speaker Paul Ryan in his upcoming primary race.

Some prominent Republicans, including Meg Whitman, have announced their plans to back Hillary Clinton, and some in the GOP are still hoping there’s a way to remove Trump from the ticket.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with GOP strategist Matt Mackowiak about why he thinks Trump should bow out, and how that would even be possible.


Matt Mackowiak, Republican strategist, president of Potomac Strategy Group and editor of He tweets @MattMackowiak.

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