Limbaugh: Nikki Haley Is Proof Elites Are Trying To Decide Who Is And Who Isn’t Qualified To Be A Republican [AUDIO]

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Rush Limbaugh blasted the Republican Party and Nikki Haley insisting her response to Barack Obama’s State of the Union is “one of the greatest bits of evidence that the Republican party is not just anti-conservative but it is very much pro-elite.”

Wednesday on “The Rush Limbaugh Show,” Limbaugh said the Republican Party “is a club that they don’t want a whole lot of people joining.” (RELATED: Nikki Haley Takes Swipes At Obama, Trump In SOTU Response)

Haley “goes after the loud voices, the angry voices and that could be anybody. And she admits today that she was talking about Trump, to a lesser extent Cruz. She also means talk radio, she also means the conservative base and don’t believe anything other than that,” Limbaugh claimed. “But here’s the thing folks, this is to me one of the greatest bits of evidence that the Republican party is not just anti conservative but it is very much pro elite. It is a club that they don’t want a whole lot of people joining.”(RELATED: Trump Responds To Nikki Haley: ‘If I Weren’t Running, She’d Be In My Office Asking Me For Money’ [VIDEO])

Limbaugh said, “And it’s this: Donald Trump has put together a coalition of supporters that on paper is exactly what the Republican Party claims it wants to do when it says that they — when they say they can’t win with only Republican votes that they’ve got to branch out, that they got to get women votes, they got to get Hispanic votes and this is why they are pro-comprehensive immigration reform.”

Citing that 20 percent of Democrats say they would vote for Trump, Limbaugh said, “Trump support comes from all over the spectrum is the point. Which is what I always thought the Republican Party said was their objective. And this is why they do various things in Washington because they very openly say we can’t win the president with just Republican votes alone. There aren’t enough of them. We got to go out and we got to peel off some Democrats, we got to peel off some independents.”

Trump has “done it,” Limbaugh claimed and the GOP doesn’t want it. “They don’t want it. Nikki Haley made it clear last night they don’t want whatever Trump is done. They don’t want Trump, they don’t want the people supporting Trump, they don’t want the way Trump has done it.”

“So the rejection of Trump is not specifically because he is part of the base and the GOP resents or is embarrassed by or doesn’t want it’s base to be dominant. Trump brings something entirely different to this and they’re not interested,” Limbaugh argued. “Which is in a sense them saying, ‘You’re not one of us, you are not in our club, you are not the type of elitist we want, no matter what you bring to the Party.'”

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