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Trump: Ron Paul has 'zero chance'

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Donald Trump angered supporters of Rep. Ron Paul at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday when he said the Texas congressman, who is mulling another longshot presidential run, “honestly, he has just zero chance of getting elected.”

Trump, who is considering his own bid for the GOP nomination, drew cheers when he promised the crowd, “If I run and if I win, this country will be respected again.”

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David Eldridge

David Eldridge

David Eldridge joined The Washington Times in 1999 and over the next seven years helped lead the paper's coverage of regional politics and government, Sept. 11, and the sniper attacks of 2002. In 2006, he was named managing editor of the paper's website. He came to The Times from the Telegraph in North Platte, Neb., where he served as executive ...

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