Commentary: Party leaders often disliked their nominee. It’s the public vitriol that’s new. Staff
Posted: May 10, 2016 12:18 PM
Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan emphatically declared last week that he was not ready to endorse Donald Trump, his party’s presumptive presidential nominee. This move was unprecedented in modern American history. Trump’s response was that Ryan may need to be replaced as head of the Republican National Convention.