(FOXNEWS) — Conservative columnist and prominent Republican commentator George Will said Sunday he has “left the Republican Party for the same reason he joined it” and that he felt let down by the party and the message its top leaders are sending.
Will, speaking on “Fox News Sunday,” said he started doubting the party after Trump became the presumptive nominee and had a summit meeting where House Speaker Paul Ryan “stressed their common principles and said their vast shared ground was much more important than their differences.
“That was puzzling doubly so because Paul Ryan still didn’t endorse him,” Will said. “After Trump went after the Mexican judge from northern Indiana, then Paul Ryan endorsed him and I decided that, in fact, that this is not my party anymore. I changed my registration to unaffiliated 23 days ago.”
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