House and Senate Republicans from Kansas and Missouri took advantage of Donald Trump's Capitol Hill meetings to get a closer look at their likely candidate Thursday.
The climax of their war of words came in early May, when Trump went so far as to suggest, based on a National Enquirer article, that Cruz's father Rafael may have had a role in the assassination of president John F. Kennedy in 1963.
The DCCC's two 30-second ads seek to win over independent women voters in competitive congressional districts, such as Katko's 24th Congressional District in central NY. "I really do. I just can't support him given the things that he's said", Flake told reporters later. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) confirmed this week he would be attending event. Sen.
"We would like to be the delegates to put Donald Trump over the top". "It's that he's gone out and gone after specific groups and organizations".
Kirk, who did not attend the meeting, responded to questions from the Associated Press about being called a loser by Trump.
Meanwhile, a House GOP aide estimated 215 out of the 248 House Republicans met with Trump on Thursday.
RNC chairman Reince Priebus, who was in attendance when the two met, told Fox News, "I'll just say they had a good conversation, and it was very polite and cordial and normal".
"I don't think that's fair".
Contained in Sean Sullivan's and Philip Rucker's great write-up of Donald Trump's visit to Capitol Hill on Thursday is this gem, courtesy of one of the Senate Republicans most reluctant to support the presumptive Republican nominee for president - Sen.
"I think I'm not on the Christmas card list now", added Kirk. Kirk recently withdrew his endorsement of Trump, who's now predicting that he'll defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton in the Prairie State.
"He's a change agent in a period when people want change, " Cole said.
In late March, Trump threatened to "spill the beans" on Cruz's wife after an anti-Trump super PAC unaffiliated with Cruz's campaign pushed out a series of digital ads aimed at portraying Trump's wife in a negative light.
Fresh from a House Republican meeting with the party's presumptive presidential nominee, Reps.
"Trump predicted that Flake would lose his reelection, at which point Flake informed Trump that he was not on the ballot this year".