GOP Rep. Says He Won’t Endorse Trump: ‘The Train Is Off The Track’

Bryan Bennett/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group

Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) on Tuesday said that he will not endorse Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee.

“I’m going to stay in my lane,” he told Michigan radio program WHTC Morning News.” “There’s a lot of things that folks are not happy about with either of these two candidates. We’re running our own race, and don’t look for me to endorse anyone in this race, probably the rest of the year.”

When asked whether Trump could win Michigan in the general election, Upton said it was possible but said Trump’s campaign has gone “off the track.”

“We’ve got a long ways to go, but it seems to a lot of us that the train is off the track,” he said. “We’ll see if he’s able to put it back on the track, I don’t know, but not a lot of happy campers in terms of how this race is proceeding so far.”

When asked about Trump in May, a spokesman for Upton told the Detroit News that the congressman “has never had a conversation or even met with Donald Trump.”

H/t Detroit News

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