GOP Senate Leader John Thune Says It’s Time For Trump To Step Aside

Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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The Senate’s No. 3 leader Sen. John Thune (R-SD) said it is time for Donald Trump to step down and allow Republican Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence to be the Republican nominee.

John Thune is the first Republican leader to disavow Donald Trump. He had previously endorsed Trump.