Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) really didn't want to answer one more question about Donald Trump.
"Sometime in the next 24 hours I may do a total moratorium on any Trump questions in this building and just refer you to the office who knows how many times I've already answered the Trump questions," Blunt said.
In the Senate Monday, just a week after Trump became the party's presumptive nominee and any hope of a contested convention was laid to rest in Indiana, Republican lawmakers resistantly settled into their new normal: their futures are inextricably tied to a Manhattan billionaire who has run his campaign as if it is a reality television show. And everything he says? They are about to have to answer for it.
Scuttling around the hill, many GOP senators were reticent to embrace Trump outright, and that often took the form of demanding more from him.
"So he still needs to unite the party and the nation," Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) said, refusing to answer whether he could support Trump.
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