Ryan Dumps Trump, Shifts Focus To Congress
House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Monday he will no longer campaign with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Instead, Ryan says he will focus on maintaining his party’s majority control in Congress.
The announcement comes after an 11-year-old video surfaced of Trump making crude remarks about women. Former Republican senator Judd Gregg told the Washington Post that “it’s every person for himself or herself right now” in the GOP.
Here & Now’s Robin Young talks with NPR lead politics editor Domenico Montanaro about what Ryan’s announcement means for the state of the GOP, and about the latest polls, which seem to show a growing lead for Hillary Clinton.
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