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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at dsherfinski@washingtontimes.com.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during a rally in Charleston, W.Va., Thursday, May 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Donald Trump says he and Paul Ryan are meeting next week

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump said Friday he's meeting with House Speaker Paul D. Ryan next week, after Mr. Ryan said Thursday he wasn't yet ready to get behind Mr. Trump's candidacy. Published May 6, 2016

Donald Trump (Associated Press/File)

Donald Trump: We should 'perhaps' have more presidential debates

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump said Thursday there should "perhaps" be more presidential debates, saying they'd be a good thing for him even as he conceded that likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is "not a bad debater." Published May 5, 2016

Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at Inspired Grounds Cafe in West Des Moines, Iowa, on Jan. 31, 2016. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Mike Huckabee: I'm 'all in' to help Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says he is now "all in" to help likely Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump defeat Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton in the fall general election and called on fellow Republicans to abandon the "Never Trump" movement. Published May 4, 2016

Donald Trump: 'I don't think it's imperative that the entire party come together'

After all but clinching the GOP presidential nomination with Sen. Ted Cruz's exit from the race Tuesday, likely nominee Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that Republicans will unify, but he also said he doesn't think it's imperative for the "entire" party to come together and that he'd just as soon do without support from certain people. Published May 4, 2016

Former Texas Rep. Ron Paul (Associated Press) **FILE**

Ron Paul: Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump 'similar' in many ways

Former Texas Rep. Ron Paul, a 2012 GOP presidential candidate, said Tuesday that there are indeed similarities between GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump and Democratic contender Sen. Bernard Sanders, but that both candidates are off in their policy prescriptions. Published May 3, 2016

Rafael Cruz, father of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks in Madisonville, Texas in this Jan. 10, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

Donald Trump floats tabloid report tying Rafael Cruz to Lee Harvey Oswald

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Tuesday floated a supermarket tabloid report that Rafael Cruz, the father of Sen. Ted Cruz, was pictured with Lee Harvey Oswald shortly before the JFK assassination -- a charge that led the Cruz campaign to say Mr. Trump is "detached from reality" and desperate for attention. Published May 3, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a rally at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Ted Cruz's image drops among Republicans, GOP-leaning independents: poll

Sen. Ted Cruz's image has dropped among Republicans and GOP-leaning independents in recent weeks and his favorable rating among that bloc was lower than his unfavorable rating for the first time since Gallup started daily tracking last July, according to a new poll. Published May 3, 2016