Mika: ‘There Is Nothing Trump’s Ever Said That Makes Him Worthy of Paul Ryan’s Endorsement’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” while discussing if Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) will endorse Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, co-host Mika Brzezinski said, “There is nothing Donald Trump has ever said that makes him worthy of Paul Ryan’s endorsement.”

Joe Scarborough said, “What is unbelievable is the fact that he said that Donald Trump shares his small government values. There is nothing that Donald Trump has said in this campaign, nothing that he said over the past 20, 30, 40 years that suggests that. In fact on the central issue for a small government conservatives, the reform of entitlements that will bankrupt America over the next 20, 25 years, Donald Trump says not only no, he says hell no. We’re not going to touch Social Security, we’re not going to touch Medicare. We’re going to keep going down a disastrous path that will bankrupt America. How does Paul Ryan get behind that?”

Brzezinski replied, “I think that the problem that a lot of Republicans who are still on the fence so to speak like Paul Ryan are confronting is unfortunately they’re not saying, oh, these aspects of Donald Trump that I really like and these I don’t. You know what they’re thinking? They’re thinking how do I do this. How do I actually do this and still survive. I mean, there is no reason for them to do it. There is no reason, for Paul Ryan to endorse Donald Trump. There is nothing Donald Trump has ever said that makes him worthy of Paul Ryan’s endorsement. There is nothing. Do I need to say this?’

She added, “So the guy who spends all his life doing the right thing will do the wrong thing.”

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