Anti-Trump Republicans are preparing to launch a broadcast TV ad in a handful of swing-state suburbs urging Donald Trump to quit the presidential race so the party can replace him with a more electable nominee.
The ad, titled “Keep Your Word,” features footage of Trump during the Republican primary in which he suggested he’d drop out if he saw his poll numbers decline.
“Number one, I’m not a masochist, and if I was dropping in the polls where I saw I wasn’t going to win, why would I continue?” Trump said in an October NBC interview featured in the ad. A graphic displaying political handicappers’ predictions of a landslide Trump loss accompanies his remarks. The ad ends with a plea: “Resign the nomination. Let the RNC replace you so we can beat Hillary.”