Former Republican legislator and statesmanlike campaigner Bob Dole (R-Kan.) told USA Today successful an interview that portion helium supports erstwhile President Donald Trump, he’s “sort of Trumped out.”
Trump “lost the election, and I regret that helium did, but they did,” Dole said. “He had Rudy Giuliani moving each implicit the country, claiming fraud. He ne'er had 1 spot of fraud successful each those lawsuits helium filed and statements helium made.”
“I’m a Trumper,” Dole said astatine 1 point. He aboriginal added, “I’m benignant of Trumped out, though.”
Dole besides lamented the existent authorities of authorities successful the country.
“I don’t similar to second-guess, but I bash judge we’ve mislaid something,” helium said. “I can’t get my manus connected it, but we’re conscionable not rather wherever we should be, arsenic the top ideology successful the world. And I don’t cognize however you close it, but I support hoping that determination volition beryllium a alteration successful my lifetime.”
He besides praised President Joe Biden, calling him a “great, kind, upstanding, decent person.”
In 2016, Dole became the lone erstwhile Republican statesmanlike nominee to endorse Trump aft helium received the Republican nomination. Dole’s erstwhile advisers, including Paul Manafort, played a large relation successful Trump’s campaign.
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