Trump To Republican Establishment: Don’t Be ‘Stupid’ And Try To Run A Third Party Challenger [VIDEO]

Steve Guest Media Reporter
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Donald Trump says that if he is the Republican nominee and there is another Republican who runs as a third party candidate, “you might as well just hand the election to Hillary Clinton.”

In an interview on ABC’s “This Week” with George Stephanopoulos on Sunday, Trump said that if Hillary Clinton or another Democrat wins, “It’s going to mean four or five justices, super liberal, placed on the Supreme Court. Our country will never, ever be the same.”

Stephanopoulos asked Trump if he was “worried” about the possibility of a third party challenge, from “someone like Senator Tom Coburn” if he is the eventual nominee and the current Republican front runner replied, “[L]ook, if they’re going to do that, they’re going to do that. But then you might as well just hand the election to Hillary Clinton or whoever runs, because frankly, uh, the Republicans wouldn’t even have one percent of a chance of winning if that’s the case.”

Adding, “So if they’re going to be stupid and if they’re going to do that instead of embracing these millions of people that are coming in to vote, then they’re going to have to do that.”

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