Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) says he supports the nominee. I guess just not his views and policies: “A world without American engagement is a world none of us wants to live in.” That would be one with a President Trump?

Do lawmakers support free speech only in concept, not in practice? “On Tuesday, a top Senate Republican, John Thune of South Dakota who chairs of the Senate commerce committee, sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg asking a number of questions about how the company chooses its trending topics and who is ultimately responsible for approving its content.” Zuckerberg should tell him it’s none of his business.

You wonder if he has any support at all. “Donald Trump’s efforts to win over Hispanic Republicans are failing. Prominent Hispanic GOP activists tell the Washington Examiner they cannot support him and they’re going to sit out the general election.” Ya think?

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Well, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) supports NATO, opposes Vladimir Putin’s aggression and wouldn’t spread nukes around Asia. “Don’t You Agree More With Hillary on Foreign Policy Than Trump?” Of course, the answer to Jake Tapper is yes.

More Republicans likely would support a third candidate given how Trump is behaving. “You could get on the ballot with the right money and organization. [John] Anderson got on all the ballots in 1980, [Ross] Perot in 1992. Could you win? If you could have an attractive candidate who could get on the debate stage in October — which would mean you’d have to be at 10-15% at that time. And then you get [in] the debate: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and let’s say Ben Sasse.”

You should support a commander in chief whose judgment you trust. “A U.S. warship sailed within 12 miles of one China’s largest artificial islands Tuesday, part of a continuing effort by the Pentagon to demonstrate that the United States remains undeterred by the rapid Chinese military buildup in the South China Sea. The presence of the USS William P. Lawrence, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, prompted the Chinese military to scramble three fighter jets that monitored the destroyer, along with three Chinese ships, until the American vessel left the area.” This is serious stuff.

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Why some conservatives cannot support Trump: “So now we have to go back to basics — explaining how free trade and free markets are in fact the best engine for human flourishing and explaining why stable foreign alliances and a forward-deployed military prevent the power vacuums that our enemies so eagerly exploit. But in making that case, America’s most conservative party will have a formidable foe — its own nominee for the highest office in the land.”

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