But Mr Trump, a NY businessman who was written off when he launched his campaign a year ago, hoped his speech would allay these tensions and unite the party. Balloons will drop from the ceiling, and the stage will be filled with Trump family members and supporters. "My message is that things have to change - and they have to change right now", Trump said.
He now trails Clinton, who is seeking to become the first woman elected US president, in most opinion polls ahead of the November 8 election. So, I can understand why Cruz would not endorse a candidate who engaged in gutter politics and campaign thuggery.
You will not be surprised to hear that the rest of the speakers-including Trump's daughter Tiffany, neurosurgeon and failed presidential candidate Ben Carson, and soap opera star Kimberlin Brown-did not have much to say about creating jobs or boosting the economy either.
Trump can't afford any more big mistakes and needs to shift back to the populist message that made him the surprise GOP nominee. In not endorsing Trump , Cruz is being entirely consistent. Colbert prodded her to see why Bernie Sanders supporters shouldn't "go over to Donald Trump ", and Warren said that if you "scratch the surface a little bit and see what Donald Trump's really talking about, what he's really talking about is what he's talked about all his life, and that's how to ...
Clinton said that the idea of the country needing a single leader to solve all of it's problems is antithetical to American values. The former GOP chief tried holding back from blasting Cruz but then blurted out: "I sort of think it'll backfire on him".
According to Christie, Clinton's actions crushed Libya, resulted in the capture of girls by extremists in Nigeria, prioritized China over the US, helped strengthen the leadership of Assad in Syria, launched a "disastrous" Iran nuclear deal, set back USA relations with Russian Federation and supported concessions for the Castro brothers in Cuba without requiring enough in return.