Oof. Harsh words from the Speaker of the House for Donald Trump on his continue attacks on the judge overseeing the Trump University case:
Ryan calls Trump's comments on judge the "textbook definition of rascist comment" – says they undercut his agenda effort
— Deirdre Walsh (@deirdrewalshcnn) June 7, 2016
Update. Video added:
WATCH: Speaker Ryan: Claiming person can't do job due to race is like "textbook definition of a racist comment." https://t.co/ZsA1CrEVYy
— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) June 7, 2016
But he still won’t vote for Hillary:
Paul Ryan says Trump's comments on the judge are "sort of the textbook definition of a racist comment."
And he's standing by endorsement.
— Matt Fuller (@MEPFuller) June 7, 2016
Ryan went on to call the attack against Curiel as “indefensible”:
BREAKING: House Speaker Paul Ryan on Donald Trump's judge's comment: `indefensible'
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 7, 2016
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) June 7, 2016
Update. Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord has accused Ryan of “playing the race card”:
On CNN, Jeffrey Lord accuses Paul Ryan of being racist for calling out Trump’s racist comments about judge: pic.twitter.com/at56k1IJdj
— Michael Calderone (@mlcalderone) June 7, 2016
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Editor’s note: This post has been updated.