Trump: The only rational choice

Pence breaks from Trump allies on foreign policy, blasts ‘Putin apologists’ in GOP debate

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush made it clear that he supports Donald Trump Donald John TrumpBiden leads Trump by 36 points nationally among Latinos: poll Trump dismisses climate change role in fires, says Newsom needs to manage forest better Jimmy Kimmel hits Trump for rallies while hosting Emmy Awards MORE in the 2020 presidential race, telling CNN’s Jake Tapper on Sunday night that Trump “is the only rational choice.”

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“I think we need a president with strong foreign policy ideas that can unite the country and beat ISIS, secure our southern border, and work with the rest of the world,” he said.

Bush also touted Trump on Saturday at a campaign rally in Pensacola, Fla., saying he would do a “good job on ISIS.”

But he also told Tapper that he would not be voting for the New York billionaire in the presidential election.

“He’s too erratic, he’s not stable, he doesn’t really have a point to prove,” Bush said.

His comments came after Bush’s top foreign policy adviser, retired Gen. David Petraeus, said Trump was “inherently unstable and not fit for the job.”

Trump, who is facing a series of controversies after months of infighting between his aides and the campaign trail, defended himself in a tweet Saturday and called the attacks “all Fake News.”

But he also suggested in the post that the negative coverage that he’s received is a result of the media instead of the general election.

“But remember, in my opinion, the news is much more FAKE than it is actually good or bad. The news, if you look at it correctly, is completely and totally made up! FAKE!” he wrote.

Trump’s comments on Saturday come one day after he denied during an interview with “Saturday Night Live” that he’d been offered the possibility to run as a Republican presidential candidate — despite repeatedly praising Trump in recent days.

The GOP nominee has largely refused to say whether he will run again in the race or on whether he plans to accept the party nomination. He remains uncertain about his chances, saying Sunday he is “very optimistic.”

He has been accused of lying by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) and former Trump adviser Roger

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