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Will Weatherford the latest Republican to join the #NeverTrump camp?

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The league of Republicans against Donald Trump may have found another member in Will Weatherford. The former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, a Wesley Chapel Republican, suggested in a text message today that the real estate tycoon-turned-reality TV star won’t get his vote. “Sadly, I find both candidates to be unworthy of the office of President,” he wrote, also referring to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. When asked to clarify his position on the GOP’s presidential pick, Weatherford responded: “Would…

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Mac Stipanovich: Never forget #NeverTrump

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Donald Trump‘s steep descent into megalomania, spewing racist bile, word salad nonsense and worse as he augers in, should come as a surprise to no one. You do not have to be a seer to have seen that the Trump barely hidden behind the irrational, bullying buffoon of the Republican primary campaign was likely to be even more crude, more ignorant, more outrageous, and more dangerous once freed of the restraints of intraparty competition, the kind of man who attacks…

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Darryl Paulson: It’s now or never for #NeverTrump

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The opposition to Donald Trump has been constant from the start of the 2016 presidential campaign. However, it has been unfocused and essentially leaderless. Many Trump opponents believed he would not enter the race. When he entered, they believed he had no chance of winning. Now that Trump has won the nomination, they believe he can be stopped by an independent or third party campaign. As early as December 2015, before the first caucus or primary, Mike Fernandez, a Coral…

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Could #NeverTrump-kins swallow a coached-up Donald Trump?

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I am, have been and remain intensely sympathetic to the #NeverTrump movement. But I also am a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team. Have been since 1962. What does one have to do with the other? Just this: The 2011 Cardinals taught me you never say “never.” That team, which shouldn’t have made the World Series in the first place, was, in consecutive innings of Game 6, down to its final strike. Long story short — there’s a…

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‘Self-funded’ Donald Trump preparing to seek big-donor money

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The billionaire presidential candidate who prides himself on paying his own way and bashed his competition for relying on political donors now wants their money — and lots of it. Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, recently hired a national finance chairman, scheduled his first fundraiser and is on the cusp of signing a deal with the Republican Party that would enable him to solicit donations of more than $300,000 apiece from supporters. His money-raising begins right away. The…

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