Donald Trump made it official yesterday that he was choosing Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate. During the introduction today, Donald Trump revealed one of the reasons he chose Pence:
"One of the reasons is party unity, I have to be honest," Trump says of his pick of Pence
— Jennifer Epstein (@jeneps) July 16, 2016
Trump says one of the reasons he picked Pence: "party unity."
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) July 16, 2016
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) July 16, 2016
Trump then let loose on those in the GOP who opposed him, including the #NeverTrump movement:
After touting party unity, Donald Trump attacks Republicans who opposed his candidacy: "They got crushed, and they got crushed immediately."
— Jenna Johnson (@wpjenna) July 16, 2016
Trump now gloating about how Never Trump movement "got crushed" in Rules Committee this week.
— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) July 16, 2016
— Jack Fink (@cbs11jack) July 16, 2016
Trump to NeverTrump delegates who want floor fight: “They got crushed…We’re not going to have a fight.”
— Steve Peoples (@sppeoples) July 16, 2016
In the middle of a long digression on party unity Trump boasts that NeverTrump got "crushed."
— Stephen Hayes (@stephenfhayes) July 16, 2016
Donald Trump goes from "party unity" to "I crushed all my foes by more than any candidate ever" in 30 seconds.
— Matthew Gertz (@MattGertz) July 16, 2016