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‘Embarrassed’: Ex-GOP Governor Slams Candidates Over Trump Help

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Former Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) named the “lowlight” of the primary GOP presidential debate as he knocked Republican candidates’ help for Donald Trump if he turns into the social gathering’s nominee even when he’s convicted of a felony.

Six of the eight candidates on the controversy stage raised their hand on Wednesday after Fox Information’ Bret Baier requested whether or not they’d again the previous president as their “social gathering’s alternative” if he’s “convicted in a court docket of regulation.”

CNN’s Dana Bash requested Hogan on Thursday how the controversy second – which included cheers from the gang – sums up the place the social gathering is for the time being.

“Properly that was the lowlight of your entire debate. I imply I used to be embarrassed and disgusted by it. Look, we’ve acquired to let the court docket instances play themselves out, we will’t – all people is presumed harmless till confirmed responsible however no man is above the regulation, not even the president of america,” Hogan stated.

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″And for six individuals to lift their hand and say ‘I might put a convicted felon within the White Home,’ it’s simply past comprehension. I imply in most states, convicted felons don’t even have the best to vote. They’re not registered voters however we might put them within the White Home.”

Two of the candidates who didn’t reply to Baier’s query with a raised hand have been former federal prosecutors: ex-New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

“I used to be amazed that solely Chris Christie and Asa Hutchinson stood up and stated they might observe the Structure and the rule of the regulation,” Hogan stated.

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