Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump told NBC’s “Today” show Wednesday morning that he does not want the support of some in the party.
He also refused to apologize for implying that [crscore]Ted Cruz[/crscore]’s father Rafael was friendly with President John F. Kennedy’s assassin.
“I am confident that I can unite much of it, some of it, I don’t want,” Trump said. “There were statements made about me that those people can go away and maybe come back in eight years. … But honestly, there are some people I really don’t want. I don’t think it’s necessary.”
Trump told his supporters after he won the Indiana primary Tuesday night that he had already received a phone call from a politician he would not name who was “vicious” toward him during the primary. Trump appeared willing to accept that individual’s support. But his tone changed Wednesday morning when he called into MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”
“I almost don’t want their endorsement, Republicans, because it was too rough and they were too nasty, and I don’t think it’s going to matter, frankly,” Trump said.