Boehner backs Trump despite policy disagreements

WASHINGTON (AP) – Former House Speaker John Boehner is getting behind Donald Trump, despite disagreeing with Trump’s stands on banning Muslims from entering the United States, tearing up trade deals and other issues. Boehner says the billionaire businessman is the presumptive Republican nominee for president – “whether people like it or not.” And Boehner is…

Illinois’ GOP governor won’t endorse Trump

CHICAGO (AP) – A member of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration says the Republican governor will not endorse Donald Trump as the GOP standard-bearer in the November election. Rauner declined to back a candidate during the once-crowded GOP nomination process, although he did express dismay with Trump’s rhetoric. Rauner’s aide, who spoke on condition of anonymity…