Hume: GOP Leadership Wants to Back Trump But He, ‘Continues to Make It Hard for Them’

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” network senior political analyst Brit Hume said Republican leaders have a desire to get behind Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump but added he “continues to make it hard for them.” Partial transcript as follows: WALLACE: Well, Brit, I think it’s fair to say that Ryan’s endorsement of Trump could not have been more tepid. There was no joint appearance. There was no talk about campaigning together. And, since then, he’s already called out Trump for his attack on that judge in the Trump University case. So what does the endorsement mean for Trump, for Ryan and for Trump’s – for, rather, Ryan’s goal of trying to hold on to the House Republican majority? BRIT HUME, FOX NEWS SENOR POLITICAL ANALYST: Tepid though it was, it does signify the desire of Republican leaders, and Republicans in general who are in politics, to get behind Trump. And they are all looking for an excuse or a reason or a way to do that. And Trump continues to make it hard for them. I mean no sooner does the Ryan endorsement come than the next day he makes – approximately at that time, he makes this