Cokie Roberts: Trump Backers Are ‘Morally Tainted’

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” ABC political commentator Cokie Roberts said the members of the GOP who are supporting Trump were “morally tainted.”

Partial transcript as follows:

JOE SCARBOROUGH: We don’t know exactly what’s going to happen with Donald Trump and I have a feeling Donald Trump doesn’t know what’s going to happen to Donald Trump. A lot of Republicans saying he’s a con man but they are supporting him. He’s a racist but they are supporting him. He exits the stage, what is the lasting impact on Paul Ryan and Macro Rubio and Rudy Giuliani and Republican party?

COKIE ROBERTS: They are morally tainted. There’s no question about that. You can’t say he’s a racist and what he said was textbook racism but I support him because he’s the nominee of my party. I disagree that he’s going to disappear from the stage. I think everybody is writing him off way too fast, as President Obama said yesterday. we don’t know what’s going to happen in the next 90 days. We don’t know whether Hillary Clinton could have some huge mistake or some horrible revelation, any of those things. I would not say Donald Trump is a goner by any means whatsoever.

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