Donald Trump reportedly suffered a massive blow in primary votes on Tuesday. According to the report, thousands of Republicans refused to vote for the former U.S. president. 

Donald Trump Is The Presumptive Republican Nominee for 2024 Elections

Donald Trump is currently the presumptive Republican nominee for the upcoming 2024 presidential elections. He was reportedly able to secure the spot last month.

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Multiple reports confirm that Trump won enough delegates to lock in the nomination. In addition, all of his rivals within the party previously decided to leave the race.

Nikki Haley Admitted That She ‘Has Serious Concerns About Donald Trump’

NBC News asked Nikki Haley if she would endorse Donald Trump for president after she decided to drop out of the presidential race. Haley did not get a direct answer.

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However, she did express that she had “serious concerns about Donald Trump.” One of her concerns was that Donald Trump would not follow the U.S. Constitution if he was elected to serve a second term in the Oval Office.

Haley Also Stated That She Has ‘Even More Concerns About Joe Biden’

In addition to expressing her concerns about Donald Trump, Haley also admitted that she has “even more concerns about Joe Biden.” In a past interview, Haley expressed that “we cannot have a country in disarray in a world on fire and have two presidential candidates in their 80s.”

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Haley added that the country needs someone “who’s going to put eight years into making sure that we are disciplined” and able to reach other specific goals. For instance, according to Haley, the candidate should also be focused on “getting our economy, the border, preventing war, and getting our country back on track.”

Haley Did Not Feel Bound To Loyalty Pledge Of RNC Regarding Ongoing Support

Nikki Haley made headlines when she expressed that she did not feel bound to the loyalty pledge offered by the RNC that would require her to show support for the Republican nominee. The RNC reportedly asked Haley to sign the pledge during the early stages of her campaign.

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Her argument was that the RNC had drastically changed since she first signed the loyalty pledge. During a campaign stop in Iowa, Haley previously told those in attendance that the United States would not be able to “survive” another four years with Donald Trump in the Oval Office.

Nikki Haley Quoted ‘Good Advice’ Given By Margaret Thatcher

Haley prides herself on her longtime track record of being a “conservative Republican” that has “always supported the Republican nominee.” However, for this particular election, she has apparently decided to follow the “good advice” provided by Margaret Thatcher.

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She quoted Margaret Thatcher as saying “Never just follow the crowd. Always make up your own mind.” She then added that Donald Trump must “earn” the votes of those in the Republican party “and beyond it” that chose not to support him.

Former Defense Secretary Confirms ‘There’s No Way’ He Will Vote For Trump

Former defense secretary Mark T. Esper made it clear that he will not vote for Donald Trump either in the upcoming presidential election. He opened up about his decision during an interview with HBO host Bill Maher.

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He stated that “there’s no way” he would support his former boss in the upcoming election. Esper expressed his belief that Donald Trump “is a threat to democracy.”

Esper Explained That Trump ‘Puts Himself First’ Instead Of The Country

Esper told CNN in July that Donald Trump is not “fit for office because he puts himself first.” Esper added that he thought “anybody running for office should put the country first.”

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He also told MSNBC that the GOP needed to find a different leader. He has repeated on multiple occasions that he would not support Donald Trump even during the Republican primary process.

Esper Highlighted Three Ways That Trump Missed The Mark In His Opinion

Esper explained to MSNBC that there were essentially three key guidelines of basic criteria that “any elected official” should meet. For instance, he stressed the need “to be able to put country over self.”

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In addition, he stated that they must “have a certain level of integrity and principle.” In addition, they must be able to “reach across the aisle and bring people together and unite the country.” Esper then confirmed that “Donald Trump doesn’t meet those marks” in his opinion.

Esper Claimed That He Was ‘Open’ To Possibility Of Voting For President Biden

Mark T. Esper did not specifically state whether or not he would vote for President Biden to reelected. However, he did imply that there is a possibility that he would.

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Esper explained that “every day that Trump does something crazy, the door to voting for Biden opens a little more.”

Former White House Aide Cassidy Hutchinson Claims ‘Door Is Completely Shut’

Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson told MSNBC that her “door is completely shut to voting for Donald Trump.” Hutchinson served as an aide to Chief of Staff Mark Meadows during the Trump Administration.

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Hutchinson also become a key witness for the now-defunct House committee responsible for investigating the January 6, 2021 attack. She believes that “everybody should vote for Joe Biden if they want our democracy to survive.”

Former White House Counsel Says Trump ‘Has Never Cared About America’

Former White House counsel Ty Cobb indicated in an email sent to The Post last year that Donald Trump “has never cared about America, its citizens, its future, or anything but himself.” Cobb defended the former president during the historic probe into Russian interference after the 2016 election.

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Cobb, who was previously known as a Trump loyalist, also referenced what history showed about “his divisive lives” and his “unrestrained contempt for the rule of law and his related crimes.” Cobb concluded that Donald Trump’s “conduct and mere existence have hastened the demise of democracy and of the nation.”

Mike Pence ‘Cannot In Good Conscience Endorse Donald Trump’

Mike Pence opened up about Donald Trump last month an interview with Fox News host Martha MacCallum. The former Vice President stated that he could not endorse Donald Trump for this year’s presidential campaign “in good conscience.”

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According to Pence, “Donald Trump is pursuing and articulating an agenda that is at odds with the conservative agenda that we governed on during our four years.”

Pence Initially Split With Trump After January 6, 2021 Attack On U.S. Capitol

Mike Pence reportedly split with Donald Trump after the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Multiple reports confirm that Pence was targeted by the pro-Trump supporters during the mob attack.

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There was even a mob of those supporters that chanted “Hang Mike Pence” during the attack.

Mike Pence Ran Against Donald Trump In 2024 Republican Primary

Mike Pence initially ran against his former Oval Office partner in the 2024 Republican primary. However, he reportedly struggled to generate enough traction to stay competitive in the presidential race.

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As a result, he decided to exit the race. During his interview with Fox News, Pence emphasized that he would not vote for President Biden.