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.
08:20 Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor10
22:28 Trump names fast food executive for Labor secretary16
20:16 Harry Reid bids farewell to the Senate where he was both warrior and deal-maker12
23:32 Trump praises Obama, but his picks have attacked president’s policies13