Donald Trump met with Republican lawmakers to get behind his presidential campaign Thursday, and to generate more support from congressional leaders to endorse him as their party’s presumptive White House nominee.
Visiting Capitol Hill amid his search for a running mate and planning for this month’s Republican convention. The meeting with senators had reportedly been a warm reception, according to House Speaker Paul Ryan.
However, one Republican critic of the Never Trump movement, Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska, spoke with Trump, but did not change his views.
“Mr. Sasse continues to believe that our country is in a bad place and, with these two candidates, this election remains a dumpster fire,” said a statement from his office. “Nothing has changed.”