Following the Thursday night Republican presidential debate, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), a supporter of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), repeatedly tried to avoid answering whether he would back Donald Trump if he becomes the Republican presidential nominee.
As Mitt Romney has launched an effort to do anything and everything to prevent Trump's nomination, Gardner could not commit to opposing Trump if his party selects Trump as its nominee. The Colorado senator eventually relented and said he would support the Republican candidate -- though he insisted it would not be Trump.
In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Gardner was asked seven times whether he would back Trump.
Gardner tried out a few different ways to dodge answering the question.
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