House Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanBooker prepping for first 2020 debate with bicep curls Democratic debates: What the top candidates need to do Paul Ryan praises Trump: 'He's not taking any crap' MORE (R-Wis.) pushed back against Republicans who want the party to mount an effort to block presumptive presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John Trump2020 Democrats spar over socialism ahead of first debate Senate passes .5 billion border bill, setting up fight with House 'Teflon Don' avoids the scorn of the 'family values' GOP — again MORE at the national convention in July.


"The way I see it is he won the thing fair and square," Ryan said in a clip of an interview with ABC’s “This Week” that will air on Sunday. "Seventeen people competed, one person won, and he got the delegates. The delegates ultimately decide these things, but he won fair and square."

Ryan criticized Trump this week, saying that his comments about a Hispanic federal judge being biased because of his ethnicity were a “textbook definition of a racist comment.” The Speaker, however, stood by his support for the presumptive nominee.