Trump Not Worried About Republican Disunity Behind His Candidacy

dab903e4febf4c8684887cb80c1aa7de{VOA NEWS / WASHINGTON} — Donald Trump, the presumptive U.S. Republican presidential nominee, is not all that worried that key party leaders say they won’t support him in the national election against the likely Democratic nominee, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

As the billionaire real estate mogul all but clinched the party’s presidential nomination last week, the last two Republican presidents, George H.W. Bush and his son, George W. Bush, and numerous other party officials declared they have no intention of supporting his maverick candidacy.

“Does it have to be unified?” Trump asked about the Republican Party on ABC’s This Week news show Sunday. “I’m very different than everybody else, perhaps, that’s ever run for office? I actually don’t think so.

“I think it would be better if it were unified, I think it would be, there would be something good about it,” he said. “But I don’t think it actually has to be unified in the traditional sense.” READ MORE

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.