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Trump Unshackled: Nominee Blasts Speaker Ryan, “Disloyal” Republicans

Donald Trump bragged of having the “shackles … taken off me” in an ongoing tweetstorm blasting establishment Republicans.

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Since The Washington Post‘s bombshell report on lewd comments from Donald Trump in 2005, several Republican senators and Speaker Paul Ryan have pulled away from their nominee in some way, shape or form.

Those who were expecting Trump to brush off the remarks and focus on Hillary Clinton were sorely mistaken.

In a Tuesday morning tweetstorm that stretched into the afternoon, Trump blasted Ryan, “disloyal” Republicans, and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). Here are some highlights:

As with much of this election, the infighting between a major party’s highest-ranking official and its nominee is unprecedented.

Ryan has not yet pulled his endorsement of Trump, but Trump’s lashout may not help the embattled nominee consolidate Republican support.