RUSH: We’ve got Trump, big meeting between Trump and Reince Priebus. Trump is apparently going to sign the pledge that he will support the Republican nominee, big meeting at Trump Tower after which Trump will have a media availability to explain what happened. Governor Christie signed his in public today. On Fox News, he was guesting with Martha MacCallum, and she demanded that somebody bring the pledge out. And somebody, some stagehand brought the pledge out and Christie (imitating Christie), “Yep, signed it right here, yep, yep, yep. There you go, put the date on it, damn right, I’m in there.”
What is this, loyalty oaths? How about the Republican Party signing a loyalty oath to the voters? If there needs to be a royalty oath here, it seems to me that the Republican Party elected officials would finally get around to signing one that they are gonna be loyal to their cause and loyal to their voters.
Now, I’m not trying to stir things up here, but what is this? They say this is an attempt to entrap Trump and get him to promise he won’t go third party and all that. I don’t know if these people think this looks good or they’re running some kind of a scam or trick on Trump. But as usual, they’re overthinking this, because they’re discombobulated.
RUSH: You know, this pledge business, folks, I have to tell you, I think the Republicans are making another mistake. They think they’re winning big here by getting Trump to pledge he won’t go third party, but what’s really happening? What’s really happening is all these others are at the same time pledging they will support Trump. That’s much bigger news to me than the fact that Trump won’t go third party.
You know why Trump won’t go third party? Third parties don’t win. Trump, if he’s in this for real, he wants to win. Third parties don’t. But what’s happening now is that all these other Republicans are pledging to support him if he gets the nominee. This is classic, not realizing what they’re doing moves by the Republican Party.