7:18 PM - Is the GOP Ready to Accept Trump?
Former House Speaker John Boehner Calls Cruz "Lucifer in the Flesh"
The Republican establishment is getting jiggy with the idea of nominating Donald Trump.
How jiggy? Former House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday told a crowd
at Stanford University that he was "texting buddies" with the celebrity businessman and would have no trouble voting for him in the fall.
As for the remaining obstacle to Trump's takeover of the GOP, Boehner sounded rather Trump-like himself.
"Lucifer in the flesh," the former speaker said of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, "I have Democrat friends and Republican friends. I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life."
GOP Washington establishment begins warming to Trump
Republican Establishment Now Does Not Dare to Block Trump
Donald Trump's victories in five primary elections on Tuesday have given him a claim on the Republican presidential nomination that his party's establishment can no longer dare to stop, former US Senate Republican adviser Jim Jatras told Sputnik.