Scott Walker: GOP Delegates Should ‘Vote The Way They See Fit’

AP

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is following House Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) lead in urging delegates to the Republican National Convention to vote their conscience on Donald Trump, according to The Capital Times.

Walker, who was critical of the presumptive nominee during the GOP primary, told reporters that he agreed with fellow Wisconsinite Ryan’s advice that delegates should follow their gut.

“I think historically, and not just this year, delegates are able, are and should be able to vote the way they see fit,” Walker said, according to the paper.

Walker said he would follow the rules of the Wisconsin GOP and cast his vote for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who won the Wisconsin primary and whom Walker endorsed before the senator dropped out.

The governor told reporters he’s not totally sold on Trump yet because of his comments about U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, but would “leave it up” to GOP leaders to decide how the convention will go.

“We’ll see how things go between now and the convention as to what the next steps are,” Walker said, as quoted by the Capital Times. “I’m not going to speculate now only because, as you all know, the situation may change by this afternoon, not to mention the convention.”

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