GOP rep: Trump is 'an embarrassment as a person'
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A Republican congressman on Friday slammed his party’s presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTillerson: Russia already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Speier on Trump's desire for military parade: 'We have a Napoleon in the making' MORE, saying the businessman is an “embarrassment.”

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“It’s scary in this regard, I mean I’ve publicly said I would vote for him if he’s our nominee, but I remember when Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonLongtime Clinton confidant blames Comey for 2016 loss Trump’s national monument rollbacks take effect A year after Obama, Dems still looking for replacement MORE ran as the Democrat nominee and he was such an embarrassment as a person,” Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) said in a radio interview as first reported by Buzzfeed. “You know, I thought the Republicans would never stand for putting somebody up there who’s an embarrassment as a person. You look at Trump University, I mean my goodness.”

“If Donald Trump would approach someone out there and say ‘I’ve got a new business venture, give me $50,000,’ would you do that? Of course you wouldn’t.”

Grothman, who announced his support for Trump’s rival Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzSasse statement: Trump nominee who spread conspiracy theories has a ‘tinfoil hat’ Coalition of 44 groups calls for passage of drug pricing bill For the sake of our democracy, politicians must stop bickering MORE on Friday, added that he understands the anger fueling Trump’s supporters, but maintained that the business mogul is untrustworthy.

“You look at the way he behaves. If your 8-year-old child behaved that way, you’d wonder if there was something wrong with them. You’d chastise them. This is the president of the United States.”