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Parker: GOP surrenders to the dark side
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WASHINGTON -- With the surrender of House Speaker Paul Ryan to the Trump crusade, it is fair to wonder for what the Republican Party stands. Ryan’s endorsement of Trump, which appeared in an op-ed the speaker wrote for his hometown paper -- rather than before a gaggle of reporters and newscasters with his arm draped around Trump’s shoulders -- was a white flag from the establishment opposition. In his op-ed, Ryan said while he doesn’t support all of Trump’s ideas (brave!), he’s confident a President Trump would support the House agenda.