Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh said Sunday that there's a "much bigger upside than downside" in the Republican presidential candidacy of real estate developer Donald TrumpDonald TrumpElectoral voters trying to block Trump presidency pick Kasich as alternative Electoral voters trying to block Trump presidency pick Kasich as alternative Fixing trade with Mexico requires raising labor standards MORE.
Limbaugh also said he believes that the divide between the Republican establishment and conservatives is “longer, broader, wider than I have ever seen it."
But Limbaugh said that despite its divisions, he thinks the Republican Party will eventually settle on a nominee who will be better than the Democratic candidate, regardless of whether it is Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonState releases 80 new Clinton emails Electoral voters trying to block Trump presidency pick Kasich as alternative Electoral voters trying to block Trump presidency pick Kasich as alternative MORE or Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOpponents seek to tie up Dakota pipeline for years Sanders: Halting TPP, pipeline are 'lessons' in how to fight Trump House GOP to unveil short-term funding bill Tuesday MORE (I-Vt.).
He also said he doesn't believe that Florida Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioSenate GOP to Obama: Stop issuing new rules Juan Williams: McConnell won big by blocking Obama The ignored question: What does the future Republican Party look like? MORE (R) will have an opportunity to get enough traction to get the nomination. And he generally praised Texas Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzSenate GOP to Obama: Stop issuing new rules Week ahead: AT&T-Time Warner merger under scrutiny Trump could be the most significant president of our time MORE (R).
"I think it ends with everything working out," he said. "I think it ends with a nominee."