RNC’s Priebus Says Don’t Expect Trump Third-Party Run: AP

“I don’t see that happening,” RNC Chairman Reince Priebus says on speculation Donald Trump may consider third-party or independent candidacy if he doesn’t win Republican nomination, AP reports.

  • Priebus says Hillary Clinton can only be beaten by the eventual Republican nominee
  • “I think he’s speaking out to people that are really frustrated with Washington,” Priebus says in interview with NBC’s ‘Today’ show
  • NOTE: Trump leads in the five most recent national polls tracked by RealClearPolitics.
    • RealClearPolitics polling average has Trump with 18.2% support, followed by Jeb Bush at 13.7%, Scott Walker at 11.7%, rest of field below 7% each

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