Trump blasts 'failed candidates' Bush, Graham over loyalty pledge
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Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpScarborough defends CNN against Trump: CNN 'has more integrity' Time asks Trump Organization to remove fake cover from golf clubs Why UK millennials voting for socialism could happen here, too MORE kept up his attacks on former candidates Jeb Bush and Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamOvernight Cybersecurity: New ransomware attack spreads globally | US pharma giant hit | House intel panel interviews Podesta | US, Kenya deepen cyber partnership Graham gets frustrated in public ‘unmasking’ debate GOP senator: Don't expect Trump to 'have your back' on healthcare vote MORE on Saturday for their refusal to back him after signing a pledge to support the party’s nominee.

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During a rally in Spokane, Wash., Trump noted that all of the candidates signed the pledge when he flirted with the prospect of a third-party bid.

“I said, ‘I’ll sign a pledge,’ ” Trump said. “A pledge means something. Jeb Bush, a very low-energy individual, signed the pledge. While he was signing it, he fell asleep, so maybe that’s his excuse. The only reason I speak badly about him is that he speaks badly about me.”

He blasted Graham for also coming out against him this week, calling him a “total dope” and a “lightweight like I’ve never seen.”

“So Jeb Bush is not an honorable person, Lindsey Graham is not an honorable person,” he continued. “Because when you sign a pledge, that’s supposed to mean something.”

Trump also took to Twitter earlier on Thursday to blast the two “failed presidential candidates,” saying they were dishonorable.

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The presumptive nominee blasted Graham in a statement on Friday, boasting about his success in the GOP primary.

"I fully understand why Lindsey Graham cannot support me,” said Trump. “If I got beaten as badly as I beat him, and all the other candidates he endorsed, I would not be able to give my support, either."

All of the Republican presidential candidates signed a loyalty pledge last summer promising to support the party’s eventual nominee. The pledge came in response to Trump’s threat to run as a third-party candidate if he wasn’t treated fairly.