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Trump picks new fight with Ryan, McCain

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>> Donald Trump on Tuesday igniting a new battle with fellow top Republicans, Paul Ryan and John McCain. Trump telling the Washington Post he is quote, not quite there yet in supporting Ryan over arch-foe Paul Nehlen in Tuesday's primary election in Wisconsin. Trump also refusing to back McCain in his own Senate primary battle in Arizona.
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Trump's shot against Ryan and McCain, coming after they and other Republicans refused to back Trump's attacks on the Muslim parents of a US soldier killed in Iraq. On Monday, Trump thanked Nehlen on Twitter for defending him in the escalating feud with Khizr and Ghazala Khan. Campaign reporter, John Whitesides.
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>> Ryan's primary opponent, Paul Nehlen, a businessman in Wisconsin, had put up a lot of material on his website backing Trump and Trump sent a not-so-subtle signal that he was liking where Ryan's primary opponent was more than he was liking where Ryan was on this issue.>> Ryan's campaign responding in a statement that the House Speaker has never asked for Trump's endorsement and is confident in a victory next week.
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>> Paul Ryan has had 18 years to fix this border, he's failed.>> Nehlen has conspicuously embraced Trump's message of building a wall on the border with Mexico and dumping global trade deals, positions Ryan, McCain and many other Republicans reject.