The GOP establishment is losing their cool pondering a Donald Trump presidency.
In an interview on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” establishment-type Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., admitted that he would prefer to lose the election to Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton than to have Trump as president.
“We can lose an election, but I don’t want us to lose our heart and soul,” said Graham. “If we nominate Donald Trump, and he carries the banner of the Republican Party, given who he is and what he said about immigrants, about Muslims and young women, we will not just lose the election. We have lost the heart and soul of the conservative movement. That’s what is at stake.”
Graham claimed that it would take “generations to overcome a Trump candidacy.”
The remarks come after BizPac Review reported last week that top conservatives are working with the establishment wing of the Republican Party to prop up a potential third party candidate to take down Trump.
Watch Graham’s entire interview here:
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