WASHINGTON — A parade of prominent Republicans on Saturday called on Donald Trump to abandon his campaign, a broad and swift indictment of their nominee even as Trump insisted there was “zero chance” he would withdraw from the race just 30 days before the election.
The criticism came from all corners of a Republican Party that was in a tailspin, with sitting governors, prominent members of Senate, and rank-and-file congressional members openly calling for Trump to withdraw and allow Mike Pence, the vice presidential nominee, to take over.
23:34 Trump joins the effort to pass a health-care bill, but another GOP senator is opposed27
09:55 Trump’s agenda on the line in hard-fought Georgia House race30
23:37 CBO: Senate GOP health-care bill would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 202610
13:07 The Health 202: The Senate health-care bill is suffering from crippling unpopularity, too16