GOP Elder Statesman, On A Trump Presidency: ‘God Help Us’

George Shultz, who served as secretary of state under President Ronald Reagan, is not on board with Donald Trump.

“God help us,” he said at a Hoover Institution event in Palo Alto, California, on Monday when asked about the possibility of Trump becoming president, according to the Washington Post.

He said that the United States political system “has gone off the rails,” according to the Post.

As Trump continues to be unwilling to change his campaign style, more prominent Republicans have openly said they cannot support the presidential nominee. A few have even said they plan on voting for Hillary Clinton.

Shultz also criticized Senate Republicans for blocking President Obama’s nominees.

“You’re trying to attract ‘A’ players to come into the government,” he said, according to the Post. “If people weren’t getting blocked, you could get ‘A’ players.”

But he added that the Obama administration should have focused more on working with Congress.

“Get back to the old-fashioned way, and we’ll be able to govern much better!” he said.

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