Trump: Ryan can get along with me or 'pay a big price'
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Donald Trump warned Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanFormer Dem candidate says he faced cultural barriers on the campaign trail because he is working-class Former House candidate and ex-ironworker says there is 'buyer's remorse' for Trump in Midwest Head of top hedge fund association to step down MORE (R-Wis.) that he'll have to pay the price if he doesn't get along with a President TrumpDonald John TrumpHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Countdown clock is on for Mueller conclusions Omar: White supremacist attacks are rising because Trump publicly says 'Islam hates us' 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.
 
Trump's rise in the presidential election has repeatedly caused discomfort for GOP office-holders, many of whom moved to endorse Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioCountdown clock is on for Mueller conclusions Rubio wants 'all' of Mueller report made public including founding documents Rubio: Trump reversal on North Korea sanctions 'shouldn't have happened that way' MORE (R-Fla.) in the last week.