Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts was a Marco Rubio backer for the GOP presidential nomination.
But on Monday morning in a no-nonsense speech to the Kansas delegation, Roberts urged delegates to pull behind Donald Trump.
“We can’t solve our problems unless we have unity in our party,” the four-term senator said.
Roberts acknowledged that “there is some dissatisfaction with our candidate. That’s just the way it is.”
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But he said there are two words that should convince all Kansas Republicans to get behind Trump: Hillary Clinton.
“She sidesteps the truth every day, and she’ll do it again,” Roberts said. “We can nominate a very strong candidate and make sure Hillary Clinton is not president.”