Pataki Complains CNN Begins Debate By Asking Nothing But Trump Questions

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September 16, 2015 6:52 p.m.

Even though Donald Trump wasn’t onstage for the lower-tier GOP debate Wednesday, that didn’t stop CNN — to the objections of those participating in debate — from making him the subject of the first several questions.

Former Gov. George Pataki snapped at the moderator Hugh Hewitt for pressing him about his willingness to support Trump if he becomes the GOP nominee.

“He is not going to be the nominee, Hugh,” Pataki said. “At let me just say one word here. This is an important election with an enormous number of challenges facing the American people and the first four questions are about Donald Trump.”

Pataki went on to outline why he would not pledge his support to Trump if the real estate mogul won the nomination.

“I will vote for the Republican nominee but let me say this flat out, Donald Trump is unfit to be President of the United States or the Republican Party’s nominee,” Pataki said.

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