GOP senators knock Ryan over withholding Trump support

A pair of Senate Republicans chided House Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanGOP leaders hesitant to challenge Trump on Saudi Arabia Republicans should prepare for Nancy Pelosi to wield the gavel Ryan signals support for sanctions if Saudis killed Khashoggi MORE Tuesday after the Wisconsin Republican refused to endorse Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump renews attacks against Tester over VA nominee on eve of Montana rally Trump submits 2017 federal income tax returns Corker: Trump administration 'clamped down' on Saudi intel, canceled briefing MORE late last week. 

"I didn't really appreciate his comments, " Sen. James InhofeJames (Jim) Mountain InhofeGraham: 'Game changer' if Saudis behind journalist's disappearance GOP senators ask EPA to block states that have 'hijacked' rule to stop fossil fuel production Pentagon releases report on sexual assault risk MORE (R-Okla.) told reporters. "They have to establish a workable relationship, and I think they will, but that's not a good way to start." 
 
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Ryan said he was not ready to endorse Trump during a CNN interview last Thursday, further opening up a schism in his party and raising questions about whether the GOP will unify arond its presumptive nominee.
 
 
"We've all made some mistakes in the past," he added. "It's not going to alter Trump." 
 
Sen. John ThuneJohn Randolph ThuneThrough a national commitment to youth sports, we can break the obesity cycle Florida politics play into disaster relief debate GOP chairman: FEMA has enough money for Hurricane Michael MORE (R-S.D.) told reporters Monday that while lawmakers have "to come to their own conclusion," GOP leaders needs to "unify as a team going into the fall." 
 
 
Sen. John CornynJohn CornynFive takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke debate showdown Live coverage: Cruz faces O'Rourke in Texas debate showdown Trump, Feinstein feud intensifies over appeals court nominees MORE (R-Texas), asked if GOP lawmakers should endorse Trump, pointed to his previous statements that he would support the nominee. 
 
"That's a personal choice," Cornyn added, asked if other Republicans should say they will support Trump as the nominee. 
 
Meanwhile, Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchGOP leaders hesitant to challenge Trump on Saudi Arabia Congress should work with Trump and not 'cowboy' on Saudi Arabia, says GOP senator US to open trade talks with Japan, EU, UK MORE (R-Utah) expressed optimism that the Trump-Ryan split would get resolved and downplayed speculation that the divide would negatively impact the party. 
 
"I don't think we have to be on the same page [but] sooner or later we have to try to work together," he added.