Donald Trump's GOP presidential nomination has caused a lot of friction within the conservative movement and it was on display during Fox News' Special Report on Tuesday.
Stephen Hayes, an NRO man through and through, who despises that Trump won the nomination, is shocked that instead of Donald trying to reach out to conservatives to rally the party - is spitting in their faces by starting more fights with "principled conservative leaders."
Hayes opined, "Donald Trump saying this weekend, "I don't need the conservatives," that is crazy." "If he doesn't have the conservatives, he will lose."
Tucker Carlson, on the other hand wants the #NeverTrump people to respect the Republican voters, who came out and picked him as the nominee over sixteen other candidates.
Tucker said, "he should win some conservatives, but I would say the Republican party in Washington should also not ignore Trump's voters."
Carlson said that conservatives will have to rethink their positions on immigration.
Hayes responded to Carlson, “Sure, but if you have principles, if you believe that we shouldn't ban a religion. Don't ban a religion, in a country founded on freedom of religion, It's not a good idea to ban a religion.
Republicans can’t just cast aside their principles” like “don’t ban a religion.” He said just because an “orange guy says free trade is bad” doesn’t mean the GOP should throw out what it supposedly believes in."
(Correction: Some of the post was deleted after it was published. Not sure why, but I readded it)