Murdoch: GOP 'would be mad' not to unify around Trump if he's nominee

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Media mogul Rupert Murdoch argued Wednesday that Republicans would be "mad" not to rally around Donald TrumpDonald TrumpWikiLeaks head signaled intent to damage Clinton campaign before leak Trump: Hinckley should not have been freed Adviser: Clinton not running for Obama’s third term MORE should the businessman become the GOP presidential nominee.

Murdoch, who suggested earlier this week that Republicans should "close ranks to fight real enemy," posted a tweet Wednesday saying Trump is "reaching out to make peace" with members of the party.

"If he becomes inevitable party would be mad not to unify," Murdoch wrote.

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The News Corp. chairman has previously tussled with Trump, a fellow billionaire who also takes to Twitter to voice his political opinions.
 
Trump has feuded with Murdoch's Fox News for months, and last month Murdoch said that the real estate tycoon should "calm down" after he and aides suggested Murdoch was behind unfavorable polling released by The Wall Street Journal, another part of his media empire.
 
The latest comments from the media executive come a day after Trump locked up more delegates in a series of wins on Super Tuesday while he looks to fend off a handful of GOP rivals.
 
Despite Trump's dominance in the race, many Republicans have voiced disapproval with him being the GOP nominee, and some have vowed not to vote for him.

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