Trump: Ryan can get along with me or 'pay a big price'
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Donald Trump warned Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanJuan Williams: Pelosi shows her power Cheney takes shot at Trump: 'I like Republican presidents who win re-election' Cheney allies flock to her defense against Trump challenge MORE (R-Wis.) that he'll have to pay the price if he doesn't get along with a President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump defends indicted GOP congressman House to vote Thursday on holding Bannon in contempt Youngkin calls for investigation into Loudoun County School Board amid sexual assault allegations MORE after Ryan repudiated him for failing to disavow backing from David Duke. 

"I'm going to get along great with Congress. Paul Ryan, I don't know him well, but I'm sure I'm going to get along great with him," the front-runner for his party's nomination said during his Super Tuesday speech. "And if I don't, he's going to have to pay a big price."
 
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The comments came after Trump had a huge night on Super Tuesday, racking up victories in Massachusetts, Arkansas, Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia. 
 
The real estate mogul has had a tempestuous relationship with party leaders, including Ryan, who previously had criticized Trump's call for a ban on Muslims entering the nation.
 
On Tuesday, without naming Trump, the Speaker criticized Trump over the controversy surrounding Duke, a former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard who encouraged his followers to back the celebrity billionaire.
 
“I try to stay out of the ups and downs of the primary, but I've also said when I see something that runs counter to who we are as a party and a country, I will speak up," Ryan said. 
 
“If a person wants to be the nominee of the party, there can be no evasion and no games. They must reject any group or cause that is built on bigotry.”
 
Trump said he didn't understand a question during a CNN interview about Duke because of a bad earpiece.
 
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